BART Considers New Approach To Escalator Etiquette For Speedier ExitBART officials are looking at an experiment done in the London Underground that had people coming out of a crowded station organize themselves on the escalator.
Phil Matier: Human Waste Plagues BART EscalatorsKCBS, CBS 5 and San Francisco Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said many of the broken escalators are the result of human excrement gumming up its gears.
Phil Matier: BART Struggles To Get Broken Escalators FixedRecently, as many as 28 BART station escalators were out of service. In at least one instance, the escalator - at the West Oakland Station - has been down for more than 7 months. An escalator at San Francisco's Civic Center Station has been out since January 10.