Two Oakland police officers recently pointed their guns at a sleeping toddler while investigating a misdemeanor case, according to the court-appointed monitor overseeing the Oakland Police Department.
Bay Area Rapid Transit riders can expect to see more police officers in stations, and on trains starting Thursday.
The state transit agency plans to increase the bicycle carrying capacity of 14 railcars from three bicycles per car to 13, and add 330 cubic feet of additional luggage storage as part of an $8.3 million conversion project, a spokesman said Friday.
Bay Area Rapid Transit riders experienced delays of 10 to 15 minutes on the Richmond line in the Fremont, Richmond and Millbrae directions due to an obstruction on the track Friday morning, according to a Bart official.
Bay Area Rapid Transit riders could expect major delays at the South San Francisco Bart station in the Pittsburg/Bay Point and SFO/Millbrae directions Thursday morning due to an equipment problem on the tracks, according to a Bart official.
Two motorcycle riders were seriously injured in a crash near Novato on Wednesday night, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Oakland city officials are facing a federal judge’s deadline to submit a plan on how it will complete investigations into how the police department handled last fall’s Occupy protests.
The San Jose City Council was expected Tuesday to approve a plan to add eight miles of bike lanes in the downtown area.
A judge says the scandal-plagued department will go under federal control if it fails to quickly make good on reforms agreed to nine years ago.
San Francisco’s Muni is looking at a switch to “all-door boarding” to reduce public transit delays, especially on the J-Church line.