BART Spokesman Reassigned In Wake Of Cellphone Shutdown Flap Longtime Bay Area Rapid Transit spokesman Linton Johnson has been removed from that position at the agency.
BART Board Looks For New General Manager The search for a new general manager for Bay Area Rapid Transit is underway in earnest, and the BART Board of Directors met for hours in closed session Thursday morning to discuss a possible hire.
BART Police Chief Vows Vigilance Regarding Passenger SafetyPolice Chief Kenton Rainey said that arrests will continue if protesters continue to gather on station platforms at future demonstrations.
BART Officials May Adopt New Cellphone PolicyLeaders of the San Francisco Bay Area's transit agency said they may adopt a policy allowing police to turn off wireless communications on train platforms but only in extreme public safety circumstances. The board of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system held a special public meeting Wednesday to discuss the issue.
Group Organizing BART Protests Vows To Continue FightThe group Anonymous said they already plan to hold another protest next Monday and will continue to do so until they "get what they want."
FCC Investigates BART Cell Service ShutdownThe Federal Communications Commission is opening an investigation into the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s shutdown of cell service in order to disrupt a planned protest.
BART Won’t Be Extending Overnight HoursThe Bay Area Rapid Transit Agency's plans to test extended train service on Saturdays is now defunct following a study that found it would have a disproportionately negative impact on minority and low-income riders.
BART To Shell Out More Than $100K In Search for New GMThe financial fallout appears to continue for BART, following the recent and very public - not to mention expensive - exit of general manager Dorothy Dugger.
BART Considers Running Later On Saturday NightThe new president of the board of directors at the Bay Area Rapid Transit District is pushing an idea that would extend BART service on Saturday night.