BART to Receive $331 Million Grant From U.S. Dept. of Transportation for Pandemic RecoveryThe U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration announced Thursday that it is issuing a grant of nearly $331 million to BART to help the transit agency recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
BART Upgrading Fruitvale Station Parking Garage LightingBART will partially close the parking garage at Fruitvale train station Tuesday as part of a systemwide project to upgrade the lighting in station parking garages.
BART To Suspend Deliveries Of Additional 'Fleet Of The Future' Cars As Manufacturer Works On ReliabilityBay Area Rapid Transit announced that it is halting deliveries of its "Fleet of the Future" cars starting in early January, as the manufacturer seeks to improve the train's reliability.
BART Finishes Clipper Card Conversion, No More Paper Ticket SalesBART has eliminated paper ticket sales at all of its stations and will sell fares exclusively through Clipper going forward, the transit agency said Monday.
COVID: BART Joins U.S. Transit Agencies In Demand For Federal FundingBay Area Rapid Transit (BART) officials joined other U.S. transit agencies Wednesday in calling for more federal funding to decrease the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their budgets.
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.
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.
BART Accepting Proposals From Public for Reusing Old Train CarsBART plans to allow members of the public to submit proposals for how to use some train cars after they've been decommissioned.
Drive-Through COVID-19 Testing Site Opening at North Berkeley BARTAppointment times are now available for a drive-through, self-administered COVID-19 test site opening Friday at the Delaware Street entrance to the North Berkeley BART Station parking lot, Berkeley officials announced.
BART Expanding Clipper-Only Sales To More Stations This MonthBay Area Rapid Transit announced that more stations would be converted to Clipper-card sales only.
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.
BART Police Data Shows Disparity In Ticketing Of African American Passengers Over 'Quality Of Life' OffensesNew data from Bay Area Rapid Transit police shows officers are issuing a disproportionate amount of citations over so-called "quality of life" issues to African American passengers.
BART Arrests, Assaults Up As Overall Violent Crime Inches DownThe agency that runs San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit system says the rate of aggravated assaults on trains and platforms has increased so far this year, while overall violent crimes have gone down.