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 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.
BART Police Report 18% Drop In Crime From This Time Last YearBART police are reporting an 18% decrease in crime systemwide from January 2019 to January 2020.
BART Board Approves $800 Million Train-Control SystemBART will spend almost $800 million for a modern train control system its leaders say will enable more trains to run on tighter schedules.
Boy Who Had BART-Themed Party Invited On Exclusive Tour By Transit AgencyA train-loving four-year-old boy who recently had a BART-themed birthday party was invited by the transit agency to spend Wednesday on an exclusive tour of operations.
BART To Start Testing Cars With 3rd Set Of Doors To Expedite Passenger LoadingBART officials say that at the end of this year they expect to start testing on train cars with a small but crucial difference - an extra door.
BART Service Resumes After Person On Tracks In Oakland Causes Major DelaysBay Area Rapid Transit service between San Francisco and Oakland was halted and delays felt systemwide Tuesday because of a person on the tracks in Oakland, an agency spokeswoman said.
BART Begins 2nd Test Of Allowing Bikes On All TrainsA week-long pilot program allowing bicycles on all trains on BART began Monday, the second test of expanding bicycle access to BART this year.
BART Trains Delayed By Electrical Problem Near SFOAll BART lines were back on schedule after an electrical problem caused system-wide delays for hours Thursday morning, a BART spokeswoman said.
BART Marks 20th Month Of Ridership Increases One of the Bay Area's largest transit agencies is becoming even busier. BART ridership was up nearly 7% in the latest fiscal quarter, compared to the same time period last year. That marks 20 consecutive months of growth in BART's ridership.