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Bay Area Rapid Transit

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

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

Elderly Man Run Over By BART Train Survives Without Visible Injury

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.

01/12/2014

BART Unveils New Car Design, Coming In 2015 (Credit: BART)

BART Unveils New Cars, Seats, Handholds To Upgrade 40-Year Old Fleet

New BART cars sporting cleaner seats, silicone foam, “branched” handrails, quieter doors, and better AC are coming soon.

01/10/2014

Tourism Hit in Aftermath of Terror Attacks

Free Rides Mean Very Happy New Year: Your Guide To Getting Home

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.

12/31/2013

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Year Brings Bay Area Transit Fare Increases

Along with the new year, commuters will find fare increases for the transit agencies across the Bay Area.

12/27/2013

A man looks into the shuttered Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) West Oakland station on October 21, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Unions Back At Bargaining Table Looking To Resolve Medical Leave Dispute

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.

12/12/2013

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officers patrol the platform at the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  The hacker group "Anonymous" staged a demonstration at a BART station this evening after BART officials turned off cell phne service in its stations last week during a disruptive protest following a fatal shooting of a man by BART police.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Auditor Finds Improved BART Police Force Since Oscar Grant Shooting

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.

12/05/2013

Officer of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department (r) stands outside a BART train while passengers board, San Francisco (AP)

BART Board Rejects Family Leave Clause; Contract Deal In Jeopardy

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.

11/21/2013

A man looks into the shuttered Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) West Oakland station on October 21, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Unions Meet In Wake Of Disputed Provision In Contract

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.

11/18/2013

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Board Seeks Return To Bargaining Table Over Contract Glitch

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.

11/15/2013

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