Bay Area Rapid Transit

BART Rider on his phone (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

8 Odd Things To Do On BART

A growing trend of impromptu performances is quickly spreading at a moments notice on BART. Check out what can be found on YouTube…

07/16/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

BART Trains Moving Again From Fruitvale And Coliseum Stations After Search For Bike Thief

BART trains are moving again after simultaneous mechanical problems and a search for a bike thief in Oakland stopped trains going to and from Fremont.

07/02/2014

Johannes Mehserle

Former BART Officer Who Shot Oscar Grant III Testifies In Civil Trial Brought By Victim’s Father

The former Bay Area Rapid Transit officers who shot and killed a passenger on an Oakland train platform in the early hours of January 1st 2009 is expected to testify in a civil lawsuit brought by that man’s father.

06/11/2014

The proposed interior of the new BART trains is too similar to Seahawks colors, according to some. (CBS/Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Petition To Ban Seahawks Color Scheme On BART Nears Signature Goal

When Bay Area Rapid Transit officials showed off the planned look of new train cars last week some members of the Niner faithful were taken aback by the Seattle Seahawks-like color scheme. Now thousands have gone online to demand a change of color scheme.

04/22/2014

BART board members applaud after unveiling a model of the car to be rolled out by next year and in full use by 2017. (CBS)

BART Gives Public A Look At ‘Fleet Of The Future’ For 1st Time

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s fleet of the future pulled up to Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco on Wednesday, the first in a series of events intending to give riders a closer look at the new cars.

04/16/2014

Caltrain Station (credit: Tony Avelar/Getty Images)

Guide To The South Bay’s Public Transportation

Although in most occasions, driving a car in the South Bay might get to a destination faster, the utilization of public transportation can be far less stressful, easier on the pocketbook and far better for the environment.

03/01/2014

A BART train at the Concord station on Sunday morning.

BART Service Restored Sunday After Friday Derailment

Service has been restored on a BART line after crews worked through the night to repair tracks damaged by a derailed train.

02/23/2014

A disabled ship anchored in San Francisco Bay near the BART Transbay Tube, January 31, 2014. (CBS)

BART Inspects Transbay Tube After Distressed Ship Drops Anchor

A container ship heading into the Port of Oakland caused a brief scare Friday when its anchor dropped near BART’s Transbay Tube, prompting a brief stoppage of train service between San Francisco and the East Bay, authorities said.

01/31/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

BART Delayed After Man Falls On Orinda Tracks

Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were delayed on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line Friday morning after a person fell onto the tracks at the Orinda station, an agency dispatcher said.

01/24/2014

Police at the scene of a fire outside the Concord BART Station (CBS)

Teen Recovering After Catching Fire Outside Concord BART Station

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.

01/16/2014

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