Saturday Marks BART’S Busiest Weekend Day Ever

Saturday Marks BART’S Busiest Weekend Day Ever

BART ridership hit a new record high on Saturday and is expected to spike again today, the transit agency said. Marking the busiest weekend day…

BART Ridership Swells Over Weekend As Super Bowl Approaches

BART Ridership Swells Over Weekend As Super Bowl Approaches

Nearly half a million people rode BART this weekend as several Super Bowl-related events, including the opening of Super Bowl City in San Francisco. On…

Small Fire On BART Tracks In Oakland Causes Delays

Small Fire On BART Tracks In Oakland Causes Delays

A small fire on BART tracks in Oakland late this morning caused delays of up to 20 minutes for trains in the area, an agency…

Victim Of Fatal Shooting At West Oakland BART Station Identified

Victim Of Fatal Shooting At West Oakland BART Station Identified

The passenger who was fatally shot on a train at the West Oakland BART station last Saturday night was identified by the Alameda County coroner’s…

BART Fares Set To Increase 3.4 Percent In The New Year

BART Fares Set To Increase 3.4 Percent In The New Year

BART passengers can expect to pay more for a ride in 2016 as fares are set to increase around 3.4 percent starting on Friday. The…

Protesters Rally At BART Board Meeting Against Prosecution Of ‘Black Friday 14′

Protesters Rally At BART Board Meeting Against Prosecution Of ‘Black Friday 14′

Members and supporters of the “Black Friday 14″ rallied ahead of a BART board of directors meeting this morning to demand that the board urge…

BART Train Emits Smoke After Equipment Failure, Causes 20-Minute Delays

BART Train Emits Smoke After Equipment Failure, Causes 20-Minute Delays

BART train equipment malfunctioned, causing a train to emit smoke this morning in San Francisco that prompted a 20-minute delay, BART officials said. Around 10…

Person of Interest Detained in Fatal Shooting Near Powell BART

Person of Interest Detained in Fatal Shooting Near Powell BART

San Francisco police have detained a 62-year-old man as a person of interest in the fatal shooting Tuesday night of a woman near the Powell…

Person Under Train At Ashby Station

Person Under Train At Ashby Station

A person under a BART train halted service at the Ashby station this afternoon, according to BART officials. BART police and firefighters responded to the…

Police Detain Mentally Ill Person Reported on BART Tracks

Police Detain Mentally Ill Person Reported on BART Tracks

Police have detained a person reported on the BART tracks this morning at both the Montgomery Street and Powell Street stations in San Francisco, a…

Supe Proposes Master Plan to Expand City’s Subway System

Supe Proposes Master Plan to Expand City’s Subway System

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener today announced legislation for a master plan to expand the city’s subway system. Wiener said a master plan would have…

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…