Linton Johnson

Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.


A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) worker (L) tries to move demonstrators that are trying to keep a train from leaving the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Recruits Loyal Riders For Scripted Support At News Conference

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s media-management policies are in the spotlight again following a report in the Bay Citizen that the agency tried to recruit loyal riders and give them a script to read at a press conference ahead of a planned protest on August 11th.


Members of the group “No Justice, No BART” crowded onto a BART train at Civic Center station on July 11, 2011. The group was protesting July 3, 2011 shooting death of Charles Hill by BART Police officers. (CBS)

BART Defends Interruption Of Cellphone Service Against ACLU Complaints

A Bay Area Rapid Transit spokesman defended Monday the agency’s interruption of cellphone service to prevent a protest from happening at train stations in downtown San Francisco last week.

CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

BART train, station

BART Says Faulty Network Router Caused Massive Monday Night Delays

The complete failure of a network router that tracks train movement throughout the Bay Area Rapid Transit system led to the massive delays on Monday night, BART officials said.


BART train, station

BART To Shell Out More Than $100K In Search for New GM

The financial fallout appears to continue for BART, following the recent and very public – not to mention expensive – exit of general manager Dorothy Dugger.


Commuters pack into a BART train. (Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

BART Officials Mull Seating Options For Trains

BART is considering replacing its cushioned seats, which are becoming increasingly difficult to clean.


BART West Dublin Pleasanton

New West Dublin-Pleasanton BART Station Opens

BART Trains started rolling Saturday morning for the first time through the newest station in West Dublin-Pleasanton.


Marysol Domenici, BART police officer

BART Officer Accused Of Lying About Oscar Grant Shooting Re-Instated

One of the BART police officers fired in the wake of the Oscar Grant shooting has been given a reprieve as an arbitrator ruled officer Marysol Dominici must be re-instated.


Replacing BART Cars Would Cost $4 Billion

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS)_ President Obama has proposed pumping $50 billion into rebuilding roads, railways and runways, but those in transportation wonder if that’s going to be enough.


Person Rescued Under BART Train

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS)- A medical emergency at the Embarcadero BART station had a big impact on service Wednesday afternoon.