Coronavirus Relief Package: BART To Receive 'Critical Lifeline Funds' In $2 Trillion Federal Aid PlanA $2 trillion federal novel coronavirus stimulus package will include $25 billion in relief funding for public transit agencies across the country, an allocation BART General Manager Bob Powers called “critical lifeline funds” Wednesday.
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 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, Regional Transit Agencies To Run During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceBay Area Rapid Transit and other regional transit agencies will continue to operate during the three-week, multi-county shelter-in-place order, the agencies announced Monday.
Coronavirus Update: BART Ridership Falls More Than 50 Percent Over WeekendBART ridership officially fell more than 50 percent over the weekend as riders avoid public transit amid fears of the coronavirus.
BART Ridership Sees Major Declines In Last 10 Days Amid Coronavirus WorriesBART's Wednesday ridership was down 35 percent compared to an average Wednesday last month, the transit agency announced Thursday.
Jury Orders BART To Pay $6.3M In Fatal Police Shooting Of Sahleem Tindle Jr.A federal jury has ordered Bay Area Rapid Transit to pay more than $6.3 million to the family of a man fatally shot by a transit officer.
BART To Install Hand Sanitizer Dispensers At Each Station Amid Coronavirus OutbreakIn order to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus throughout the Bay Area, BART said starting Wednesday night, each station will be equipped with at least one dispenser of hand sanitizer.
BART Sees Dip In Ridership Amid Coronavirus ConcernsFear of spreading the novel coronavirus are suspected of causing a dip in ridership for at least one Bay Area transit agency, according to data released Tuesday by BART.
Attorneys Clash In Closing Arguments Of Nia Wilson BART Murder TrialA prosecutor and a defense attorney clashed on Monday in their closing arguments in the trial of John Lee Cowell on a murder charge for the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland in 2018.
San Francisco's Glen Park BART Station Reopens After Person Pulled Alive From TracksA person on the tracks late Wednesday morning closed the Glen Park BART station in San Francisco for nearly an hour and delayed train service, according to transit officials.
Equipment Problem On BART Train In Oakland Causes Major Delays On SystemAn equipment problem on a Bay Area Rapid Transit train has led to major delays on the system Thursday afternoon.
BART Board Discusses Report Showing Racial Disparities In CitationsBART police Chief Ed Alvarez presented a recent report to the agency's Board of Directors Thursday showing that black BART riders are cited more frequently than other riders for certain violations.