Bay Area Rapid Transit
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.
Smoke filling the Powell Street station caused a scare for some Bay Area Rapid Transit commuters Friday morning.
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.
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.
Parking fees at multiple BART stations are expected to go up by 50 cents later this month.
Albert Burleson was arrested at the Powell BART station in August, but claims his civil rights were violated as officers looked for a panhandler.
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.
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.
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.
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.