SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Passengers at the 24th Street/Mission BART station in San Francisco may be keeping an eye out for friends of an unwelcome visitor to the train platform.
Video posted recently on YouTube shows a large rat riding the down escalator. It was posted by user “boxdabunny” on February 9.READ MORE: Looming La Niña May Push Western Drought From Bad to Worse
In the video, the hefty rodent bounces up the escalator as it nears the platform. It was unknown whether the rat ever made it onto a train.READ MORE: Update: Fawn Fire Near Redding Grows To 7,500 Acres Overnight; Firefighters Look To Cooler Weather
Some Bay Area Rapid Transit stations have attained notoriety for their often filthy conditions.MORE NEWS: Air Quality Advisory Extended Through Monday Due To Wildfire Smoke
BART released a survey in January showing customer satisfaction at a 20-year low. The agency is also wrestling with a slump in ridership and is considering options to make up for the lost revenue, including service cutbacks.