BART Police Seeking Attempted Murder Charge In West Oakland Shooting

BART Police Seeking Attempted Murder Charge In West Oakland Shooting

BART police today said they plan to seek attempted murder charges against a Union City man who allegedly shot himself during a struggle with officers…

Man in Critical Condition After Shooting Self in Abdomen Following BART Police Confrontation

Man in Critical Condition After Shooting Self in Abdomen Following BART Police Confrontation

A man was critically injured Tuesday night after shooting himself in the abdomen during a confrontation with BART police at the West Oakland BART station….

Person Dies in Apparent Suicide at Embarcadero BART Station

Person Dies in Apparent Suicide at Embarcadero BART Station

A person hit by a BART train died in an apparent suicide at San Francisco’s Embarcadero station this afternoon, BART and fire officials said. San…

Person Hit by BART Train at Embarcadero Dies, Station Remains Closed

Person Hit by BART Train at Embarcadero Dies, Station Remains Closed

A person hit by a BART train at San Francisco’s Embarcadero station this afternoon has died, an agency spokesman said. BART spokesman Jim Allison said…

Report of Person Hit by BART Train Prompts Major Delays

Report of Person Hit by BART Train Prompts Major Delays

A BART train possibly hit a person at the Embarcadero station in San Francisco this afternoon, prompting major delays systemwide, an agency spokesman said. The…

Major Medical Emergency Reported at Embarcadero BART Station

Major Medical Emergency Reported at Embarcadero BART Station

A major medical emergency at BART’s Embarcadero station in San Francisco is causing major delays systemwide, an agency spokesman said. The medical emergency was reported…

Enclosed, Secure Bike Parking Unveiled in Civic Center Station

Enclosed, Secure Bike Parking Unveiled in Civic Center Station

Bike parking in San Francisco just got more secure with the grand opening today of a locked bicycle parking station inside the Civic Center BART…

BART Trains Briefly Delayed by 4.0 Earthquake

BART Trains Briefly Delayed by 4.0 Earthquake

BART trains have been delayed this morning as a result of the 4.0-magnitude earthquake centered near Piedmont. The quake was reported at 6:49 a.m. and…

SF Bay Ferry Ridership Goes Up With Transbay Tube Closed

SF Bay Ferry Ridership Goes Up With Transbay Tube Closed

San Francisco Bay Ferry ridership is higher than usual this weekend in connection with BART’s closure of the Transbay Tube for repairs. Ridership on the…

BART Station Agent Stabbed Outside Powell Station, Suspect Arrested

BART Station Agent Stabbed Outside Powell Station, Suspect Arrested

A BART station agent was stabbed in the abdomen on Friday afternoon outside the Powell Street BART Station in San Francisco, according to BART officials….

Woman Stuck in BART Station Escalator Not Seriously Injured

Woman Stuck in BART Station Escalator Not Seriously Injured

A woman who got her arm stuck in a San Francisco BART station escalator this afternoon was taken to a hospital but was not seriously…

Bart Rider Gets Arm Stuck in Station Escalator

Bart Rider Gets Arm Stuck in Station Escalator

A BART passenger got her arm stuck in a station escalator this afternoon, a fire spokeswoman said. Several callers reported the stuck rider at the…

BART Staff Violated Code of Conduct in Senate Race, Early Findings Show

BART Staff Violated Code of Conduct in Senate Race, Early Findings Show

A preliminary investigation by BART lawyers and managers into campaign activities surrounding a state Senate race found that employees violated BART’s conduct code, according to…

Repairs to Broken BART Tracks Could Cause Major Delays for Evening Commute

Repairs to Broken BART Tracks Could Cause Major Delays for Evening Commute

BART officials are holding out hope that repairs to a San Francisco trackway can be completed by 5 p.m. today, but there could be delays…

BART Service Recovering After Smoke Fills 16th St Mission Platform

BART Service Recovering After Smoke Fills 16th St Mission Platform

BART service is recovering this morning after a mechanical problem on a train caused smoke to fill the 16th Street Mission station platform, agency officials…

BART’s Blue Sky Festival to Highlight Eco-Friendly Transportation

BART’s Blue Sky Festival to Highlight Eco-Friendly Transportation

In honor of Earth Day, BART is holding its fifth annual Blue Sky Festival today in San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza. The BART celebration, which…

BART Seeks Input on Market Street Canopies, Civic Center Improvements

BART Seeks Input on Market Street Canopies, Civic Center Improvements

BART officials are asking for public input this week as they consider ways to modernize San Francisco’s Civic Center station and make improvements to station…

Civic Center Station Reopens After Person Struck, Killed by Train

Civic Center Station Reopens After Person Struck, Killed by Train

San Francisco’s Civic Center station has reopened this afternoon nearly three hours after a person was struck by a train and killed there, BART officials…

And How Efficiently Traveled Was the Road to Wrestlemania, You Ask?

And How Efficiently Traveled Was the Road to Wrestlemania, You Ask?

The Road to Wrestlemania is a tag line (and probably copyrighted) that essentially describes the entire WWE’s collective journey to the biggest event of the…

Balboa Park Station Reopened Following Fatality on Tracks

Balboa Park Station Reopened Following Fatality on Tracks

The Balboa Park BART station in San Francisco has reopened this afternoon after being closed for more than four hours due to a person who…

Person Hit by Train, Killed in Civic Center Station

Person Hit by Train, Killed in Civic Center Station

San Francisco’s Civic Center BART station has reopened this afternoon about two hours after a person was killed by apparently jumping in front of a…

Suspect in Custody After Leading Lengthy Chase Through BART Tracks

Suspect in Custody After Leading Lengthy Chase Through BART Tracks

BART is recovering from a major delay this evening after a suspect led officers on a lengthy chase through the tracks in San Francisco, briefly…

Up to 1,500 BART Riders Potentially Exposed to Measles by Infected Passenger

Up to 1,500 BART Riders Potentially Exposed to Measles by Infected Passenger

As many as 1,500 BART riders may have been exposed to measles when an infected San Mateo County resident rode BART from Millbrae to San…

Lack of Overnight BART Service Biggest Concern Raised in Late-Night Transportation Report

Lack of Overnight BART Service Biggest Concern Raised in Late-Night Transportation Report

A report released today studying how to improve late-night transportation options in San Francisco offers some short-term solutions but substantial improvements could be decades away….

Muni Offers Free Rides, Expanded Service for New Year’s Eve Revelers

Muni Offers Free Rides, Expanded Service for New Year’s Eve Revelers

In an effort to discourage drunk driving as San Francisco rings in the new year, Muni is offering free rides to the public the night…

BART Terminates Agreement to Provide WiFi in Downtown SF, Oakland

BART Terminates Agreement to Provide WiFi in Downtown SF, Oakland

BART officials announced today that the agency has terminated its agreement with a company to provide free wireless Internet service in downtown San Francisco and…

Report of Child Battery Leads to Woman’s Arrest on Outstanding Warrants

Report of Child Battery Leads to Woman’s Arrest on Outstanding Warrants

A female was arrested on outstanding warrants after a report of child battery at BART’s Embarcadero station in San Francisco this evening, a BART police…

BART, AC Transit Launch New Late Night Transbay Buses

BART, AC Transit Launch New Late Night Transbay Buses

Transbay commuters in the late night and early morning hours will be able to more swiftly get to and from the East Bay and San…

14 Arrested In “Blackout Black Friday” Protest That Shut Down BART

14 Arrested In “Blackout Black Friday” Protest That Shut Down BART

The West Oakland BART station has reopened and trains are running through the Transbay Tube again this afternoon after a protest at the station ended…

Embarcadero BART Station Reopens, Person Under Train Taken to Hospital

Embarcadero BART Station Reopens, Person Under Train Taken to Hospital

The Embarcadero BART station in San Francisco has reopened tonight after a person was reportedly under a train, transit agency officials said. BART received reports…

Nick Josefowitz Unseats 24 Year Incumbent James Fang with Promises of Late Night BART Trains

Nick Josefowitz Unseats 24 Year Incumbent James Fang with Promises of Late Night BART Trains

San Francisco voters appear to have elected Nick Josefowitz to a seat on the BART Board of Directors, in an upset that unseats the 24-year…

BART Station Improvements Planned for Embarcadero, Montgomery

BART Station Improvements Planned for Embarcadero, Montgomery

BART is seeking the public’s input for improvements at the Embarcadero and Montgomery stations and will be holding two in-station events on Tuesday and Thursday,…

BART, AC Transit Directors Approve Late Night Hours

BART, AC Transit Directors Approve Late Night Hours

Expanded late night transbay bus service could begin as early as December after BART and Alameda-Contra Costa Transit directors voted to approve the service. BART…

Jury Rejects Journalist’s Claim of Retaliation Arrest at BART Protest

Jury Rejects Journalist’s Claim of Retaliation Arrest at BART Protest

A federal jury in San Francisco today rejected a journalist’s claim that he was unfairly arrested during a 2011 protest at a BART station in…

BART to Triple Bike Parking at Civic Center Station

BART to Triple Bike Parking at Civic Center Station

The Civic Center BART station in San Francisco will see its bike parking more than triple next year after the BART board of directors allocated…

BART Resumes Normal Service After Morning Of Delays

BART service between Concord and Pittsburg/Bay Point is running on time this morning following delays caused by an equipment problem on the tracks, officials said….

Arrests Mount As BART Enforces No-Sit Policy

Arrests Mount As BART Enforces No-Sit Policy

Homeless advocates are criticizing efforts by BART police officers to enforce a no-sit policy implemented in two San Francisco BART stations since mid July as…

BART Police Unveil Crime Reporting App

BART Police Unveil Crime Reporting App

BART launched a new app this morning that will enable riders to more easily report crimes and suspicious activities to transit police. BART Watch is…

Shooting Near Powell BART Station Leaves One With Life-Threatening Injuries

Shooting Near Powell BART Station Leaves One With Life-Threatening Injuries

San Francisco police are investigating a shooting tonight near the Powell BART station that left one person with injuries considered to be life-threatening, a police…

Bomb Threat On AC Transit Bus Shuts Down BART Service Through Transbay Tube Tuesday

Bomb Threat On AC Transit Bus Shuts Down BART Service Through Transbay Tube Tuesday

BART has resumed service tonight after the West Oakland BART station was closed for about two hours due to a bomb threat on an Alameda-Contra…