BART Board Director Slams General Manager Over Sketchy Budget ProposalBART director Debora Allen blasted general manager Bob Powers on Thursday for not providing enough details on the budget problems the transit agency is facing in the wake of a drastic drop in ridership due to the coronavirus pandemic
BART Board Discusses Report Showing Racial Disparities In CitationsBART police Chief Ed Alvarez presented a recent report to the agency's Board of Directors Thursday showing that black BART riders are cited more frequently than other riders for certain violations.
BART Police Data Shows Disparity In Ticketing Of African American Passengers Over 'Quality Of Life' OffensesNew data from Bay Area Rapid Transit police shows officers are issuing a disproportionate amount of citations over so-called "quality of life" issues to African American passengers.
BART Begins Increased Police Patrols On Trains, At StationsWhenever BART surveys its customers it always gets the same response: they’d like to see more police presence on the trains and in the stations. BART heard that message and the effort began Monday night.
BART Riders Warned About Measles Infection From Contagious PassengerBay Area Rapid Transit and East Bay health authorities warned BART passengers on Thursday to seek medical attention if they begin exhibiting any symptoms of measles after authorities learned that an infected and contagious person rode BART in the East Bay last week.