Bay Area Rapid Transit

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

A rendering of the BART Airport Extension. (BART)

BART Expects Oakland Airport Extension To Open By Thanksgiving

The Bay Area Rapid Transit extension between the Coliseum Station and Oakland International should be operational for the Thanksgiving travel crush, according to system officials.

11/07/2014

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BART To Test Overnight Bus Service For Commuters, Not Partiers

System officials say they’re planning a 1-year pilot program that will put a handful of buses on existing AC Transit routes and link up parts of Contra Costa county with more buses crossing the bridge each night from San Francisco.

09/30/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Jason Ledford patrols with his bomb-sniffing dog Andy while on aboard a BART train August 11, 2005 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Other Transit Agencies Beef Up Security After Word Of Alleged Plot By ISIS To Attack U.S. Subways

BART police said they have increased patrols, including the use of K-9 teams. Muni is doing the same on its platforms and trains.

09/25/2014

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1968 Promotional Video Shows Slick New Vision For Bay Area With BART

Do you remember when Bay Area Rapid Transit was the next big thing? Perhaps not. It was more than 40 years ago.

09/25/2014

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