BART Board Approves Ambassador Program In Unanimous DecisionIn response to concerns about safety on the BART system, the transit agency’s board voted unanimously Thursday to approve an ambassadorship program in which unarmed officers will ride trains from 2 p.m. to midnight seven days a week, with extra coverage on Saturdays.
BART Plans To Use Unarmed 'Ambassadors' To Increase Security On TrainsThere are plans in the works to put more security personnel on BART trains, but the people on patrol won't be carrying guns.
SMART Train Board Looks To Extend Sales Tax To Fund Transit SystemAt a meeting last week, the SMART transit board revealed that if it doesn’t get a long-term extension of its sales tax hike, the agency will be broke in five years.
BART Police Chief Retires With Rider Safety Concerns On The RiseAfter two years on the job, BART Police Chief Carlos Rojas retired after working his last day on the job was Monday.
BART Increases Police Presence To Curb Violence, Fare EvasionExtra patrols were visible at BART stations throughout the Bay Area Monday as transit officials launched an effort to crackdown on crime and fare evaders.
Major BART Delays; Man Under Train At Balboa ParkMedical crews rescued a person who had fallen under a BART train at San Francisco's Balboa Park station Monday morning, but major delays lingered along the massive transit system.
Former Seattle Transportation Head Named New BART General Manager Bay Area Rapid Transit directors voted 8-1 Wednesday to appoint former Seattle transportation chief Grace Crunican as BART’s new general manager.
Clipper Card Cheaters Targeted With New Fare RuleA crackdown was scheduled for launch Tuesday to keep commuters from shortchanging transit agencies when using new Clipper fare cards
'Friends Of Caltrain' Looks To Preserve Transit System's Future A community organization on the Peninsula is working to ensure the Caltrain system has funding to preserve its future.