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A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

2 Planned South Bay BART Stations Could Vanish Under Revised Plan

Plans to add four new stations to the Bay Area Rapid Transit system may get scaled back as part of a revision of the South Bay extension.

11/03/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Friday’s BART Ridership Ranked Third All-Time Due To Halloween, World Series Parade

BART officials said Friday’s ridership ranked as the third highest in the agency’s history as trains took crowds to the San Francisco Giants’ World Series parade and various Halloween festivities.

11/03/2014

Golden Gate Ferry

Golden Gate Ferry Will Add Service For Friday SF Giants World Series Parade Celebration

Golden Gate Ferry will provide extra ferry service from Larkspur to San Francisco for the Giants’ World Series parade on Friday.

10/30/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rain-Soaked Equipment Causes BART Delays In East Bay Saturday Morning

Rainy weather in the Bay Area led to mechanical problems for BART trains Saturday morning resulting in major delays.

10/25/2014

(Chris Enright/Wikimedia Commons)

Caltrain’s Electrification Could Dramatically Reshape Palo Alto’s Land Parcels

Caltrain wants to separate its train tracks from roadways, cars, pedestrians and cyclists as part of its electrification process, but the Mayor of Palo Alto says that would require some drastic land acquirement.

10/22/2014

Northbound traffic stopped on the Golden Gate Bridge following a multi-vehicle crash, April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Unions Representing Golden Gate Transit District Workers Announce 1-Day Strike

Bus maintenance and dispatch workers for Golden Gate Highway & Transportation District will go on a one-day strike Friday, October 17th as a contract dispute continues with district management.

10/09/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Jason Ledford patrols with his bomb-sniffing dog Andy while on aboard a BART train August 11, 2005 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Other Transit Agencies Beef Up Security After Word Of Alleged Plot By ISIS To Attack U.S. Subways

BART police said they have increased patrols, including the use of K-9 teams. Muni is doing the same on its platforms and trains.

09/25/2014

Commuters board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

339 Riders Banned From BART System For Domestic Violence, Drug Sales, Other Offenses

Over 300 people have been banned from the BART system after the transit agency’s law went into effect allowing them to issue stay-away orders.

09/24/2014

Germinator transit jacket

‘Germinator’ Jacket From San Francisco Apparel Firm Targets Mass Transit Germaphobes

A San Francisco specialty apparel firm is rolling out a jacket designed for mass transit commuters who can’t bear to be stuck among their germ-spewing fellow passengers.

09/24/2014

(BART Police)

BART Police Video Captures Moment Before Shooting Near Hayward Station In June

BART police are asking for the public’s help in identifying persons of interest in a shooting that occurred near the bus zone at the
Hayward station in June.

09/24/2014

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