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
Coronavirus Update: BART Receives $251.6M In Federal Funding To Keep OperatingBART officials confirmed on Wednesday that the Metropolitan Transportation Commission has approved giving the transit agency $251.6 million in federal CARES Act FTA funding.
BART Ridership Down Nearly 90 Percent; New Service Hours To Take EffectBART's ridership losses remained mostly steady last week as the agency plans to roll out reduced service hours Monday and until further notice amid the Bay Area's shelter-in-place order due to the spread of the novel coronavirus.
BART Service To End At 9pm Daily Amid Coronavirus Sheltering, Plummeting RidershipWith a huge decline in the number passengers as a result of the coronavirus shelter at home orders, Bay Area Rapid Transit will be ending service at 9 p.m. daily beginning next week, the agency announced.
BART Calls For Emergency Funding Support Amid Coronavirus Ridership LossesBART officials on Wednesday called for emergency local, state and federal funding support as the transit agency hemorrhages money and ridership due to fears of spreading the novel coronavirus.
BART Ridership Continues Precipitous Fall Due To CoronavirusBART ridership continued to fall Monday as the Bay Area braced for a shelter-in-place order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: BART Ridership Falls More Than 50 Percent Over WeekendBART ridership officially fell more than 50 percent over the weekend as riders avoid public transit amid fears of the coronavirus.
BART Ridership Sees Major Declines In Last 10 Days Amid Coronavirus WorriesBART's Wednesday ridership was down 35 percent compared to an average Wednesday last month, the transit agency announced Thursday.
One BART Board Member Wants To Put Brakes On Fare IncreasesFare increases come like clockwork on BART, but one director wants to put the brakes on that process.
BART Expects Record Ridership For Warriors Parade In OaklandBART officials are expecting record-high ridership numbers for the victory parade scheduled for Thursday in Oakland to celebrate the Golden State Warriors’ championship win.
Saturday BART Ridership Sets 1-Day Weekend RecordBART ridership hit a new record high on Saturday and is expected to spike again Sunday.
BART Planners Look For Solutions To Station Overcrowding With StudySome BART passengers are beginning to question whether the system really is "rapid transit.” Amid complaints about overcrowded cars and long delays, the agency is trying to find a fix. Riders, however, shouldn’t expect anything soon.
BART Breaks Ridership Records On First Day Of Bay Bridge ClosureBART ridership rose noticeably because of the Bay Bridge closure Wednesday night to allow crews to transition traffic onto the bridge’s new eastern span, a BART spokesman said Thursday morning.
Future BART Trains To Have Fewer Seats, Accommodate More PassengersYou can see a full-sized model of the new BART trains at MacArthur Station through Friday.
BART Snags Extra $11 Million Due To Higher RidershipSan Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say higher ridership and a tax boost have brought in an extra $11 million.