COVID Recovery: BART Increases Saturday Service; Weekend Use On The ReboundEncouraged by a surge in weekend ridership as the COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, BART officials added 16 train trips to its Saturday service.
BART Board Approves $2.44 Billion Budget, Projects Ridership Rebound As Pandemic FadesThe BART Board of Directors approved a $2.44 billion budget Thursday, with board members expressing optimism about the agency's potential to rebound as the pandemic recedes.
Swalwell Helps Advance $20M In Funding For Valley Link Project To Connect BART With ACE TrainsRep. Eric Swalwell (D-Castro Valley) announced Monday the $20 million he requested to connect BART to the Altamont Corridor Express commuter train will be included in this year's house transportation spending bill.
COVID Recovery: BART Set To Add 26 Additional Trips To Busiest Routes Next WeekBART will add more than two dozen trips to its busiest routes next week as the agency's ridership continues to creep up from its pandemic-induced losses.
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!
Police Activity Disrupts BART, Muni Service At SF Civic Center StationSan Francisco Muni and BART service were seeing delays because of police activity at Civic Center station Friday morning.
BART Officials Present Revised $1.02B Budget; Moves Up Start Of Extended HoursBART officials took another step Thursday toward approving a balanced budget for fiscal year 2022, as the transit agency's budget officials presented a revised proposal that includes an $8 million increase in passenger revenue.
COVID: BART Hopes To Bring Public Transportation Hesitant Riders Back With Half-Price FaresWith more and more people returning to work, BART has come up with a half-price plan to lure riders back on its trains.
BART Recovering After Major Delays Caused By Disabled Train Between Antioch, PittsburgBART was recovering from major delays on its Antioch line Tuesday morning because of a disabled train between the Antioch and Pittsburg Center stations.
COVID Impact: BART Seeing Rise In Ridership, Planning to Expand ServicesSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) -- After a year of low ridership due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is seeing its ridership increase, leading the agency to expand service next month.
2 Charged In Deadly March Shooting At 24th Street Mission BART StationA San Francisco man has been charged with an unprovoked attack at a BART station that killed one person and seriously injured another, authorities said.
BART Construction Between South Hayward, Union City To Prompt Upcoming Weekend Track ShutdownsBay Area Rapid Transit officials announced that the tracks between the South Hayward and Union City will be shut down for several weekends in late spring, as well as September and October, due to construction work.
COVID Road To Recovery: How To Get Wary Bay Area Commuters Back On Public TransitA lack of passengers during the pandemic decimated public transportation this past year with ridership plummeting to around 5 percent. Now, transit agencies are grappling with how to get commuters to come back.
Early Draft Of BART Budget Forecasts Ridership Increase, Federal Funding NeedsIn a preliminary budget for the 2021 fiscal year, BART notes it requires heavy federal relief funding, but also projects a 7% increase in ridership, the transit agency's budget officials said Thursday.
Dublin Council Unanimously Approves $10 Million For Affordable Housing Development Near BART StationThe Dublin City Council agreed Tuesday to partner with non-profit developer BRIDGE Housing on a 308-unit project near the West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station that will be 100 percent affordable housing.