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…

BART Plans Weekend Closure of Daly City Platforms

BART Plans Weekend Closure of Daly City Platforms

Bart will close two platforms at the Daly City station on Saturday and Sunday for maintenance and improvement activities, Bart officials announced Thursday. Bart will…

BART Investigating Racist Vandalism Directed at Employees

BART Investigating Racist Vandalism Directed at Employees

Reports that BART employees have been subjected to racist and threatening messages scrawled on lockers are under investigation, BART said today, but an attorney representing…

BART to Step Up Enforcement of Rules Against Sleeping, Lying in Stations

BART to Step Up Enforcement of Rules Against Sleeping, Lying in Stations

BART is warning the Bay Area’s homeless population that stricter enforcement started today to stop people from sleeping and lying down in BART station corridors….

Bomb Threat Delays BART Service Thursday Afternoon

Bomb Threat Delays BART Service Thursday Afternoon

A man who announced there was a bomb on a BART train at the North Berkeley station caused systemwide delays Thursday afternoon, a BART spokesman…

VTA on Schedule to Open BART Extension to San Jose by 2017

VTA on Schedule to Open BART Extension to San Jose by 2017

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s project extending BART by 10 miles to San Jose will be completed as planned by 2017 despite a judge’s…

Richmond Station Closed After BART Train Strikes And Kills Person On Tracks

Richmond Station Closed After BART Train Strikes And Kills Person On Tracks

One person was killed after a patron was struck by a train at the Richmond BART station this afternoon, according to a BART spokeswoman. While…

Jury Finds In Favor Of Johannes Mehserle In Lawsuit Filed By Oscar Grant’s Father

Jury Finds In Favor Of Johannes Mehserle In Lawsuit Filed By Oscar Grant’s Father

3:40 PM: A jury today found in favor of former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle in a federal civil trial filed by the father of…

Cab Hits Pedestrian Near Powell St. BART Station

Cab Hits Pedestrian Near Powell St. BART Station

A taxi hit a pedestrian near San Francisco’s Powell BART station this afternoon, a police spokesman said. The pedestrian was struck around 2:30 p.m. near…

BART Board Says It’ll Cost $6  To Take New Connector To Oakland Airport

BART Board Says It’ll Cost $6 To Take New Connector To Oakland Airport

BART directors voted today to set the fare for the new 3.2-mile connector from the Oakland Coliseum station to the Oakland International Airport at $6….

Bike Racks And Poles At Center Of New BART Car Design Debate

Bike Racks And Poles At Center Of New BART Car Design Debate

BART directors voted 5-2 today in favor of a proposal for the design of future train cars that seeks to achieve a compromise between the…

Johannes Mehserle, Former BART Cop Who Shot Oscar Grant, Questioned Regarding Allegations Of Racial Profiling

Johannes Mehserle, Former BART Cop Who Shot Oscar Grant, Questioned Regarding Allegations Of Racial Profiling

Former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle testified in a civil trial in federal court in San Francisco today about the chaotic scene when he arrived…

Equipment Problem Fills BART Train With Smoke Monday Night

Equipment Problem Fills BART Train With Smoke Monday Night

BART passengers can expect trains to be delayed by at least 15 minutes on the Daly City line due to an equipment problem that passengers…