Station Agent

Entrance to Powell Street Station for SF Muni and BART. (Photo: BrokenSphere / Wikimedia Commons)

BART Station Agent Stabbed Outside Powell Street Station In San Francisco

A BART station agent was stabbed in the abdomen on Friday afternoon outside the Powell Street BART Station in San Francisco, according to BART officials.

14 hours ago

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