Transbay Tube

Bay Area Rapid Transit riders wait for buses after fire damage shut down service in the agency's Transbay tube.

3-Alarm Oakland Fire Shuts Transbay BART Service

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.


AC Transit Bus

Limited Alternatives During Transbay Tube Shutdown

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.



Good Question: How Was The Transbay Tube Built?

It’s an amazing feat of engineering that many Bay Area commuters rely on, but we’re not talking about the Golden Gate Bridge or Bay Bridge. In this Good Question: How was the Transbay Tube built?


BART train, station

BART Budget Includes $35 Million Surplus

BART’s directors adopted the $619 million operating budget on Thursday. It does not include any service reductions or fare increases.


BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco BART Service Back To Normal After Equipment Problem Causes Delays

An equipment problem near the Embarcadero BART station caused delays for nearly two hours for trains going into and out of San Francisco.

CBS San Francisco–02/26/2011

BART station (CBS)

BART Trains Back On Time After Transbay Tube Problems

UPDATE: BART trains resumed regular service Monday morning after crews worked overnight to repair an electrical problem that crippled the transit system Sunday, a spokesman said.

CBS San Francisco–12/20/2010

Commuters pack into a BART train. (Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Smoke In Transbay Tube Causes Major BART Delays

OAKLAND (BCN) — An electrical issue in the Transbay Tube continued to cause major delays throughout the BART system Sunday afternoon, an agency spokesman said. Smoke was reported around 1:50 p.m. on the tracks in […]

CBS San Francisco–12/19/2010