Bay Area Rapid Transit

A mylar balloon similar to this one is what cut off power and shutdown BART Wednesday afternoon   
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BART Shutdown By Helium Balloon That Short-Circuited Electrical Lines In East Bay

BART service was stopped in both directions between Bay Fair, Hayward and Castro Valley Wednesday afternoon, after a problem with equipment caused major delays in and out of San Francisco earlier.

05/06/2015

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Police Activity – Not Earthquakes – Blamed For East Bay BART Trains Delays

Police activity at the Lafayette BART station caused major delays for trains Wednesday morning, an agency dispatcher said.

05/06/2015

megan sheehan slammed to floor by bart police

New Video Shows BART Cop Slamming Drunk Woman To Floor In Federal Lawsuit

Bay Area Rapid Transit police face a lawsuit claiming they used excessive force on a drunken woman last year.

04/27/2015

KPIX 5's Paul Deanno posted this picture on Twitter of a BART train derailed between Concord and Pleasant Hill on February 21, 2014. (CBS)

BART Closures Planned for 12 Upcoming Weekends: Complete Closure List

Ever notice how BART trains slow down on certain sections of track? They do that because the 40-year-old wooden ties are so old they could come loose at higher speeds, potentially causing a train to not only derail, but go plummeting off the elevated tracks.

04/06/2015

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Smoke At Powell Street Station Causes Scare For BART Riders

Smoke filling the Powell Street station caused a scare for some Bay Area Rapid Transit commuters Friday morning.

02/13/2015

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BART Board Gives Final Approval To E-Cigarette Ban, First Time Violators To Pay $100 Fine

BART directors voted unanimously Thursday to give final approval to an ordinance that allows the transit agency to ban electronic cigarettes on its trains and in its stations.

02/12/2015

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BART Customer Satisfaction Drops 10% In 3 Years, Riders Worry About Crowded Cars, Cleanliness

Bay Area Rapid Transit is looking to improve service after numbers released Thursday from a recent revealed customer satisfaction with the transportation service has fallen.

01/30/2015

A BART parking lot. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Parking Fees Going Up At Many Stations; See When, Where, How Much

Parking fees at multiple BART stations are expected to go up by 50 cents later this month.

01/04/2015

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African American Man Sues BART Police Claiming Racial Profiling In Arrest

Albert Burleson was arrested at the Powell BART station in August, but claims his civil rights were violated as officers looked for a panhandler.

12/25/2014

BART To OAK connector at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

BART To Oakland International Airport Has Good Start, Needs More Riders To Break Even

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s extension into Oakland International Airport opened over the holiday weekend with a promising start. But to make the costly project profitable, many more need to come aboard.

12/01/2014

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