Critics Say Planned San Jose Underground BART Station Is Too DeepThe South Bay got its first glimpse of the planned underground BART station in San Jose this week, a tunnel with multiple levels and tracks located 86 feet beneath the surface. The verdict on social media: It's too deep!
BART Phases Out Paper Ticket Sales At Powell Street StationStarting Tuesday, BART's Powell Street station in San Francisco became the latest site in the transit system to phase out the sale of paper tickets.
SF Embarcadero BART Station Goes Clipper Card-Only on MondayStarting Monday, paper tickets will no longer be available for purchase at the Embarcadero station in San Francisco.
BART Limits Station Bathroom Time To 10 Minutes To Combat Drug UseBART is trying to tackle the persistent problem it has experienced with drug use at stations by limiting the amount of time passengers can spend inside its bathrooms.
BART Unveils Carpool Program Which Uses App To Pay For ParkingBART announced the launch on Monday of a program that lets riders who carpool to certain stations pay for their parking spots through the transit agency's app.
BART Board Approves $96M Contract For New Escalators On Market StreetAt their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday morning, BART's board of directors approved a plan to spend $96.5 million to replace 41 escalators at stations along San Francisco's Market Street corridor.
Attendants To Staff BART/Muni Elevators In Downtown San FranciscoElevators at two San Francisco BART stations will be staffed with attendants from open to close starting Monday as part of a six-month pilot program.
Controversial Ads On BART Target H-1B Visa Program For Foreign WorkersControversial new ads are popping up in the Bay Area denouncing a program that allows tech companies to bring in foreign workers, an issue that's becoming a flashpoint in the immigration debate.
BART Parking Fees Going Up At Many Stations; See When, Where, How MuchParking fees at multiple BART stations are expected to go up by 50 cents later this month.
Elderly Man Run Over By BART Train Survives Without Visible InjuryA man in his 70s jumped in front of a Fremont-bound BART train in Berkeley Sunday afternoon, but survived with no visible injuries, according to a BART spokeswoman.
BART, SF Muni Security Increased After Bin Laden DeathBART stations had increased security and were on a high-risk alert Monday as a precaution against retaliation attacks following the death of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden on Sunday, a BART spokesman said.
BART Considers Foray Into The Retail IndustryThe BART Board of Directors this week overwhelmingly approved a measure regarding station vendors, and has ordered staff to begin preparing a new retail policy.