Station Agent

BART Ticket Gate

Station Agent Fired For Helping Needy BART Rider Considers Next Move

A former Bay Area Rapid Transit station agent who gave a needy teenager $300 of unused transit tickets has lost his appeal to keep his job.

07/09/2012

BART Ticket Gate

Woman Offers Free BART Tickets To Needy Teen After Station Agent Firing

Days after a Bay Area Rapid Transit worker was fired for giving a teenager free BART tickets to get to school, a second good Samaritan has stepped in to help the boy.

05/03/2012

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Station Agent Fired After Giving Unused Tickets To Needy Student

Stanek had given a friend’s 16-year-old grandson paid, unused tickets that commuters left behind at the station. The boy from Oakley used them to pay for the $11 trip from the Pittsburg / Bay Point station to San Francisco, where he attends the Flex Academy charter school.

05/01/2012

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Board Declares Zero-Tolerance For Attacks On Station Agents

Reported assaults include biting, kicking and punching of station agents. Train operators said they’ve also been subjected to spitting.

02/24/2012

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