No Justice No BART
BART’s new General Manager Grace Crunican considers service for the riders and “getting back to the basics” to be her number one priority.
A few hours after protests ended at one Bay Area Rapid Transit station in San Francisco on Thursday, vandals destroyed machines and sprayed graffiti at another BART station across the city, an agency spokeswoman said.
More than 20 protesters were arrested at San Francisco’s Powell Street station Thursday evening at a rally organized by a group whose goal is to disband the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department.
As one protest group prepped for its fourth consecutive Monday protest at the Civic Center Bay Area Rapid Transit station Monday evening, another activist organization announced plans for a demonstration against BART police on Thursday.
Leaders 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.