COVID Update: BART Board Approves Incentivized Retirement Program To Address Budget WoesThe BART Board of Directors voted Thursday to forge ahead with an incentivized retirement program intended to help mend the agency's ailing financial outlook due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Fast-Rising El Cerrito Housing Hub a Model of Bay Area Modular Construction, Manufacturing ProwessBay Area modular-construction companies are behind the rapid rise of a long-awaited transit-oriented development next to the El Cerrito Del Norte BART station.
Voters Keep 4 Incumbents on BART Board of DirectorsBay Area voters voted to re-elect all four incumbents on the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) board of directors, with director Debora Allen winning by a wide margin despite facing multiple opponents.
Civic Center BART Station Reopens In San Francisco After Robbery And Shooting InvestigationBART's Civic Center station in San Francisco was closed for over an hour Thursday afternoon due to an SFPD robbery and shooting investigation that impacted train service in the city, authorities said.
BART Budget Deficit May Reach $33 Million By Next SummerBART is on track to face a $33 million budget deficit by next summer if the agency does not see an increase in passengers or more federal relief funding in the coming months, agency officials said.
Equipment Problem At Oakland Lake Merritt BART Station Prompts Major DelaysThere were major delays reported on BART following an equipment problem at Oakland's Lake Merritt station Tuesday morning.
BART Service Resumes After West Oakland Crash Brings Live Power Line Down On TracksBART officials confirmed that train service has resumed after a crash in West Oakland Thursday afternoon brought a live power line down on the tracks between West Oakland and Lake Merritt stations.
Protesters Force Closure of Downtown Oakland BART StationBART closed the 12th Street Oakland/City Center BART station due to civil unrest in downtown Oakland Friday evening.
BART Board Amends Budget Due To COVID-19 PandemicBART's Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution to amend the agency's fiscal year 2020 budget to account for adjustments from late in the fiscal year.
BART Cancels October Shutdown of Service Between Bay Fair, South HaywardBART on Thursday canceled the final planned weekend shutdown of service between the Bay Fair and South Hayward stations in early October.
Warm Springs BART Station Stabbing Victim Remains In Critical ConditionA 69-year-old man who was stabbed on a BART train remained in critical but stable condition on Saturday, transit officials said.
Suspect In Custody After Stabbing At Warm Springs BART StationA suspect is in custody following a stabbing that briefly shut down BART's Warm Springs station Friday afternoon, BART officials said.
MacArthur BART Station Reopens To Train Service Following 'Major Medical Emergency'Officials with BART issued an update Wednesday evening that MacArthur Station in Oakland had reopened after being shut down due to a "major medical emergency."
BART Restores Service Systemwide After Computer Failure Halts Trains For HoursBART restored service shortly before 12:30 p.m. Sunday following a computer failure that idled trains and kept stations across the system closed for more than four hours.
BART Makes Largest Service Increase Since Start Of Pandemic, Adds More Commuter TrainsStarting Monday, BART will be adding more trains to certain lines during peak commute times to keep up with increased ridership, BART officials said