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BART Service Struggles After Strike Ends; Drivers Face Gridlock

BART service was slowly getting back to normal but many commuters still opted to drive to work Tuesday morning, and a series of crashes has slowed traffic to a crawl on many Bay Area roadways.

10/22/2013

Elated riders going through the BART station turnstiles when service resumed after the strike.

Rolling BART Trains A Welcome Sight To Riders After 4-Day Strike Ends

BART trains pulling into the station were a welcome sight for many passengers this afternoon after a four-day worker strike.

07/05/2013

Pay gates sit empty at the Embarcadero Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station July 1, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Workers Return; BART Trains Rolling Again

Bay Area Rapid Transit transit workers returned to work Friday afternoon after a four-day strike, and trains were rolling again shortly before 3 p.m..

07/05/2013

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Best Railroad Experiences In The East Bay For Kids

Railroad-themed rides and exhibits are alive and well in the East Bay, and are perfect entertainment for the kids.

06/28/2013

Police arrest a man who was walking on tracks and atop BART cars near MacArthur Station, May 16, 2013. (Mike Heinig)

Man Walking On Tracks Causes Major Delays For Morning BART Commute

After a hectic morning that involved a man climbing on top of a BART train and effectively shutting down the MacArthur station, BART service was back on schedule Thursday afternoon, a BART spokeswoman said.

05/16/2013

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Caltrain Back In Service Following Saturday Fuel Spill

Caltrain service was back on schedule Sunday after a damaged train engine caused a fuel leak and disrupted trains for several hours on Saturday evening.

04/07/2013

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) passengers stand on the platform as a train pulls into a station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Bike Restrictions To Be Lifted In Week-Long Pilot Project

Bay Area Rapid Transit will begin a week-long pilot project on Monday that will allow riders with bikes access to trains at all times.

03/14/2013

Xander's Crossing in San Jose. The bridge is named after Alexander Arriaga, who was killed crossing the railroad tracks in 2005. (CBS)

New San Jose Pedestrian Bridge Honors Boy Killed By Train

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday to mark the opening of new pedestrian bridge in South San Jose, named after a toddler who was killed while trying to cross railroad tracks seven years ago.

09/28/2012

BART train, station

Earthquake Early-Warning Sensors To Be Installed On BART System

A new earthquake early-warning system installed by Bay Area Rapid Transit will detect earthquakes precious seconds before the ground starts shaking, allowing trains to be slowed down in an effort to prevent derailments.

09/28/2012

BART station (CBS)

BART Adds Service To Richmond-Millbrae Line

Four additional trains will run in each direction on the line during the hour between 7 and 8 p.m. Riders along the line can expect trains roughly every seven and a half minutes, rather than every fifteen minutes, according to BART spokesman Jim Allison.

09/10/2012

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