Bay Area Rapid Transit
A boy was airlifted to a hospital after he was burned outside of the Concord BART station late Wednesday night, a Contra Costa County fire dispatcher said.
A man in his 70s jumped in front of a Fremont-bound BART train in Berkeley Sunday afternoon, but survived with no visible injuries, according to a BART spokeswoman.
New BART cars sporting cleaner seats, silicone foam, “branched” handrails, quieter doors, and better AC are coming soon.
Happy New Year 2014! Now, how do you get home? Transit areas across the Bay Area are offering extended hours and even some free services to get you home safely after ringing in the new year Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
Along with the new year, commuters will find fare increases for the transit agencies across the Bay Area.
BART officials say they are hopeful that negotiations with the transit agency’s two biggest labor unions Thursday and Friday will resolve a heated dispute over paid family medical leave, a spokeswoman said.
A report issued Thursday by an independent expert found that BART police have made significant progress in enacting reforms since unarmed passenger Oscar Grant III was fatally shot by police at the Fruitvale station in 2009.
The tentative agreement that ended the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike last month was rejected by the agency’s board of directors during Thursday’s vote.
Bay Area Rapid Transit officials and its two largest unions were meeting on Monday to go over the agency’s estimates of how much a disputed contract provision would cost.
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say board members will not be taking a vote on a tentative agreement during a special meeting to discuss a problem regarding a labor deal that settled a second strike.