Starting Tuesday night, BART passengers who travel through the transbay tube after 10 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays will face delays of up to 20 minutes because of earthquake safety work, a transit agency spokeswoman said.
BART trains resumed normal service Monday night about an hour after a haze spotted in the Transbay Tube caused major BART delays while inspectors investigated, a BART spokeswoman said.
BART will begin a retrofit project in the Transbay tube this weekend that will cause delays for late-night riders for the next several weeks.
BART is delaying work in the Transbay Tube tonight to accommodate an increased passenger load following Saturday’s San Francisco 49ers game.
Federal authorities have confirmed that arson was to blame for a fire that shut down Bay Area Rapid Transit train service into and out of San Francisco earlier this month.
Agents arrived on Wednesday. less than a week after the fire near the West Oakland BART station.
Police are trying to determine whether a fire near a Bay Area Rapid Transit station that shut down train service between San Francisco and Oakland was intentionally set.
It took many East Bay golf fans hours to get to the Olympic Club for the start of the U.S. Open Thursday because of the early morning fire that forced Bay Area Rapid Transit to shut down the Transbay Tube.
Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Transbay Tube between Oakland and San Francisco was shut down Thursday due to a three-alarm fire at a construction site near the West Oakland BART station, officials said.
BART officials were holding out hope that some service would be restored by Thursday afternoon, but a spokesperson advised commuters traveling between Oakland and San Francisco to find an alternate route of travel, specifically car, bus or ferry.