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SF man faces federal charges for allegedly having gun on BART train

SF man faces federal charges for allegedly having gun on BART train

Two-officer foot patrol arrested man in December.
Tweaks to BART schedule include good news for some East Bay riders

Tweaks to BART schedule include good news for some East Bay riders

Changes to Sunday BART service will start soon as well.
Success Story: Big downtown San Jose towers fill to the brim

Success Story: Big downtown San Jose towers fill to the brim

A burst of leases with tech firms and other companies has brought Riverpark Towers to a jaw-dropping milestone of 99.8 percent full.
‘Here’s why I won’t ride BART anymore’: Roadshow

‘Here’s why I won’t ride BART anymore’: Roadshow

'The public transit option is way more stressful most days than is traffic,' says one diehard driver.
Bay Bridge bus lane: A lot of traffic pain for little rider gain?

Bay Bridge bus lane: A lot of traffic pain for little rider gain?

A bus lane across the Bay Bridge would save riders "less than five minutes" on the span, according to an upcoming study.
Opinion: BART needs driverless trains to reverse ridership drop

Opinion: BART needs driverless trains to reverse ridership drop

After troubling 2019 patronage numbers, BART should also seek to integrate with ridesharing services.
BART recovers after Oakland train’s rush-hour wrong turn

BART recovers after Oakland train’s rush-hour wrong turn

No one was hurt, but more than a few BART riders suffered slight confusion Tuesday after a train bound for one station wound up at another, authorities said.
Hazmat crew responding to situation at Pittsburg-Bay Point BART parking lot

Hazmat crew responding to situation at Pittsburg-Bay Point BART parking lot

Police officers, firefighters and a county hazmat crew were responding to a vehicle in the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station's parking lot, authorities said.
Judge rules Nia Wilson’s accused BART killer fit for trial; jury selection begins

Judge rules Nia Wilson’s accused BART killer fit for trial; jury selection begins

John Cowell, the man accused of killing 18 year-old Nia Wilson, has been found competent to stand trial.
Hayward BART train stabbing case put on hold after mental competency questions

Hayward BART train stabbing case put on hold after mental competency questions

Jermaine Brim, the man accused of fatally stabbing a man who allegedly tried to stop him from stealing a shoe, has had his criminal case suspended.
BART up the Peninsula? Horrible idea, they say: Roadshow

BART up the Peninsula? Horrible idea, they say: Roadshow

"Has the reader who suggested that idea ever ridden BART or Caltrain? I doubt it."
Photos: 19th Annual “No Pants” BART Ride Day

Photos: 19th Annual “No Pants” BART Ride Day

About 40 people braved the cold temperature and participated in the 19th Annual “No Pants” BART Ride Day.
BART names new police chief as department puts more officers on trains

BART names new police chief as department puts more officers on trains

BART next police chief is a 22-year veteran of the transit system's police department who has been doing the job on an interim basis for the past nine months.
Person on BART tracks in Concord stops Antioch line service

Person on BART tracks in Concord stops Antioch line service

BART says it has stopped service between two Antioch-line stations due to police activity Wednesday, authorities said.
Trial begins for Nia Wilson’s accused BART killer, but could be delayed

Trial begins for Nia Wilson’s accused BART killer, but could be delayed

The trial for John Lee Cowell officially began on Monday, but could further be delayed depending on his competency.
Will the 2020s deliver Bay Area from traffic hell?

Will the 2020s deliver Bay Area from traffic hell?

Life probably won't get any easier for drivers over the next decade. Will public transit step up instead?
More transit and not roads is path many want to take: Roadshow

More transit and not roads is path many want to take: Roadshow

Q: To paraphrase the voice in Kevin Costner’s head in “Field of Dreams,” “If you build it, they will come.” This is the meaning of the term “Induced Demand,” where greater supply of a product creates
Start the ’20s with a roar: Free public transit rides for New Year’s Eve revelers

Start the ’20s with a roar: Free public transit rides for New Year’s Eve revelers

Many Bay Area transit agencies are offering either free or extended hours of service tonight in order to cut down on the chances of DUIs taking place, and improve the odds of people making it home and
Trial of man accused in fatal BART stabbing of Nia Wilson set for Jan. 6

Trial of man accused in fatal BART stabbing of Nia Wilson set for Jan. 6

The trial against the man accused of killing 18-year-old Nia Wilson on a BART platform last year will start Monday, January 6, after an Alameda County Superior Court judge determined he is mentally
Opinion: Eat a sandwich on BART, go to jail? Here’s another view

Opinion: Eat a sandwich on BART, go to jail? Here’s another view

Could the mainstream argument result from privilege? If we cannot see an alternative, we may be in trouble.