BART is permanently dropping a controversial safety protocol known as “simple approval” after two workers were killed on the tracks over the weekend, a BART manager announced at the transit agency’s board meeting in Oakland Thursday.
BART service was getting back on track after a train lost power in the Transbay Tube earlier Wednesday morning, causing major delays.
Forty-two flights coming into or heading out of San Francisco International Airport have been canceled Wednesday, as air traffic is operating on only three of the airport’s four runways while the investigation into Saturday’s deadly plane crash on Runway 28L continues.
There were 84 cancellations and delays of over an hour Monday at San Francisco International Airport as one of the four runways remained closed because of the deadly Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash Saturday.
Extreme heat has caused Amtrak to enforce speed restrictions on trains Saturday morning, which might result in service delays.
Low clouds and drizzle Tuesday morning caused flights to be delayed by up to an hour at San Francisco International Airport, a duty manager said.
Initial repair work was completed Friday morning to ease congested BART service traveling through the Transbay Tube after maintenance vehicles damaged the tracks earlier Friday.
After a hectic morning that involved a man climbing on top of a BART train and effectively shutting down the MacArthur station, BART service was back on schedule Thursday afternoon, a BART spokeswoman said.
BART recovering from delays in both directions Friday after people were reported on the tracks between 16th and 24th streets in San Francisco shortly before 5 p.m., a spokeswoman said.
Tuesday was a rough morning for Caltrain, which reported delays stemming from both a broken-down train and a car that stalled on the tracks.