Coronavirus Update: BART Announces Station Entrances Closures, Weekend Rail WorkBART officials announced Friday that the transit agency will close a number of station entrances in San Francisco and Oakland in addition to scheduling some weekend track work due to reduced ridership during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: BART Reducing Weekday Service; Trains To Run Every 30 MinutesBART officials on Monday afternoon announced that on Wednesday the transit service would begin running trains every 30 minutes during weekdays until further notice due to the ongoing coronavirus shelter-in-place order reducing the number of riders in the Bay Area.
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 Service Between North Berkeley And Richmond Restored After Fire On TracksA fire on the BART tracks in El Cerrito halted service on the Richmond line in the East Bay Thursday night for about an hour, according to BART officials.
BART Service Resumes After Fire On Tracks Near El Cerrito Del Norte StationBART service has resumed on the Richmond line Wednesday afternoon between the North Berkeley and El Cerrito del Norte stations in the East Bay after a fire on the trackway.
Cupcake Shop Car Crash Ruptures Gas Line, Impacts BART ServiceA car crashed into a cupcake shop in Oakland and ruptured a gas line on Sunday morning, which caused a ripple effect that impacted BART service for several hours afterwards.
BART Restores Normal Service Between Martinez And Bay Point StationsThe regular train service will last all weekend and BART officials hope to continue the service through the Monday morning commute.
Still No Firm Date On Resuming Normal BART Service In East BayBay Area Rapid Transit officials said it's expected that normal service on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line will return soon, but there's still no firm date established.
BART Service Halted After Person Talks About Blowing Up Train In San FranciscoBART closed the 16th Street Mission station in San Francisco earlier Sunday afternoon because a person was talking about explosives and possibly blowing up a train, a BART police lieutenant said Sunday.