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Simple Approval

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station, where two workers were killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

BART Fined By State Officials For Incident In Which Two Workers Were Killed

Cal/OSHA has fined the transit agency $210,000 for the incident, where two workers were killed on the tracks near the Walnut Creek BART station.

04/17/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Overhauling Safety Standards After Deadly Weekend Accident

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.

10/24/2013

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