BART Makes Progress, But Still Battling Drugs And Filth In San Francisco StationsA year after BART officials promised to clean up the transit system when a video exposed rampant drug use and filth, KPIX 5 made a close inspection of some of BART's problem spots.
BART Officials, SFPD Search For Solutions At Civic Center StationTransit authorities made new promises of action to fight rampant drug use in BART's Civic Center station Monday as officials met with San Francisco leaders.
BART Officials Appalled By Video Of Rampant Drug Use At Civic CenterMembers of the BART Board of Directors were shocked and appalled on Thursday when they saw video obtained by KPIX 5 that showed intravenous drug users blatantly shooting up in a corridor at Civic Center Station.
Drug Users Take Over Corridors Of San Francisco Civic Center BART StationShocking video is calling attention to what's going on in one of the busiest BART stations in the Bay Area: drug users blatantly shooting up out in the open as commuters walk by, others slumped along filthy corridors.
S.F. Police Seek Suspect In BART Machete AttackThe assault was reported shortly after 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Civic Center station.
Protesters Target BART For 3rd Straight MondayFor the third consecutive Monday, BART officials had warned commuters that stations may be closed due to this planned protest by the hacker group “Anonymous.”
New BART Protest, Counter-Protest PlannedBART advised passengers to be prepared for possible stations closures during the Monday evening commute if protesters once again try to disrupt train service.
BART To Hear Public Comments On Cellphone Service ShutdownBART directors were set to hold a special meeting Wednesday morning to discuss the transit agency’s decision to shut down cellphone service at stations in an effort to thwart a planned protest.
Group Organizing BART Protests Vows To Continue FightThe group Anonymous said they already plan to hold another protest next Monday and will continue to do so until they "get what they want."
Civic Center, Powell Stations Closed In BART Protest, Dozens ArrestedA protest prompted BART to close Civic Center and Powell Street stations in San Francisco several times Monday evening.
CBS 5 Poll: Public Supports BART On Cellphone Shutdown DecisionA CBS 5 poll released Monday night found that a majority of the public in the Bay Area backed the transit agency's decision to cut off cellphone service.
BART Defends Interruption Of Cellphone Service Against ACLU ComplaintsA Bay Area Rapid Transit spokesman defended Monday the agency’s interruption of cellphone service to prevent a protest from happening at train stations in downtown San Francisco last week.
BART Questioned Over Cellphone Service DisruptionCellphone service was cut off at several San Francisco BART stations on Thursday, all in an effort to quell a potential demonstration and protest.
Phil Matier: Planned Protest At BART Station Fails To MaterializeA planned protest at the Bay Area Rapid Transit Service’s Civic Center station over the shooting of a man last month failed to materialize during Thursday's commute.
BART Warns Riders About Planned Protest Of Officer ShootingAn alert on the Bay Area Rapid Transit website is notifying riders about protests that may disrupt service at San Francisco stations Thursday.