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 Police Auditor Probes Racial Disparity In Fare Evasion CrackdownBART's Office of the Independent Police Auditor is looking into a wide racial disparity between who's being issued tickets during the transit agency's crackdown on fare evaders.
Video: Huge Crowd Of Fare Evaders Caught Leaving Rolling Loud FestivalCell phone video showing dozens of fare evaders jumping the gates after leaving the Rolling Loud Festival in Oakland Saturday night has been seen tens of thousands of times on Twitter in a matter of hours.
BART Board Approves New Type Of Turnstile Gate To Discourage Fare JumpingThe BART Board late Thursday morning voted in favor of a new type of turnstile gate designed to deter fare dodgers.
BART Considers 3 New Gate Designs To Combat Fare EvadersBART is considering three new designs for station gates to combat fare evasion, a problem that the agency says costs $25 million dollar per year.
Ineffectual Citation System Not Discouraging BART Fare EvadersWhile BART says it has been cracking down on fare evaders who cost the agency millions every year, figures show almost no one pays the price, even when they're caught.
BART Considers New Gate Options To Stop Fare EvasionThe BART Board of Directors is mulling over options to replace or modify the existing fare gates throughout the system in order to stop people from stealing rides.
BART Implements Alternate Strategies to Stymie Fare EvadersBART’s been rolling out new security features at stations to deter cheaters but the main fix -- new fare gates -- is still a long way off.
BART Board Votes To Hire Additional Fare InspectorsThe BART Board of Directors on Thursday voted 7-2 to hire 10 additional fare inspectors and expand the teams to nights and weekends.
Equipment Issues Delay Citations In BART Fare Evasion CrackdownBART's new crackdown on fare evasion is underway, but a key piece of equipment is holding up the full implementation of the program.
Over 50 Cited For Fare Evasion At El Cerrito BART StationsOfficers cited more than 50 people for fare evasion and arrested six in an enforcement action that took place in and around two El Cerrito BART stations Thursday.
BART Police Officer Attacked While Detaining Fare Evasion SuspectA Richmond man was arrested Saturday morning at the Hayward BART station on suspicion of failing to pay for a BART ride and other offenses.
BART Steps Up Fare Evasion Crackdown, Requires Proof Of PaymentBay Area Rapid Transit is ramping up its campaign against fare evasion, approving a requirement for riders to show proof of payment.
BART Stops Dozens For Suspected Fare Evasion In Latest SweepBART police appeared in greater numbers at two stations and between the Coliseum and West Oakland stations Thursday as part of the new chief’s strategy to cut fare evasion.