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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.
Want to beat surge pricing? Take free New Year’s Eve rides on Caltrain, Muni and more

Want to beat surge pricing? Take free New Year’s Eve rides on Caltrain, Muni and more

Riders will still have to pay to ride BART for the holiday, but the agency will have extra trains in San Francisco, and will run until 3 a.m.
BART’s youngest director worries she could ‘get priced out before I get voted out’

BART’s youngest director worries she could ‘get priced out before I get voted out’

Janice Li champions positions favored by urbanists seeking to move cities to prioritize transit over cars, and has made headlines with stances that put her firmly on the progressive side of the board.
Nia Wilson’s accused BART killer’s case could be delayed, again, after competency questions

Nia Wilson’s accused BART killer’s case could be delayed, again, after competency questions

The case of the alleged BART killer John Cowell, accused of killing Nia Wilson in July 2018, could be put on hold again after Cowell's mental state was questioned.
BART elects new president, vice president

BART elects new president, vice president

Lateefah Simon, BART's new president, emphasized improving the transit system's service.
Letter: Why BART parking is really necessary

Letter: Why BART parking is really necessary

The El Cerrito City Council may build on the El Cerrito Plaza BART station parking lots.
BART fares are going up in 2020: Here’s how much they will increase

BART fares are going up in 2020: Here’s how much they will increase

The new year will bring a fare hike for BART riders.
Light rail to Los Gatos — is it going to happen? Roadshow

Light rail to Los Gatos — is it going to happen? Roadshow

Q: Everyone knows how bad traffic can be when having to cross the Caltrain tracks. And how unsafe it can be for drivers when a 70-mph train roars by just a few feet away as I sit at a red light in San
S.F. man arrested as East Bay BART station assault suspect

S.F. man arrested as East Bay BART station assault suspect

A San Francisco man was in county jail after his arrest on multiple charges in connection with an assault inside a BART station, authorities said.
Walters: BART scam guilty plea echoes past in California Capitol

Walters: BART scam guilty plea echoes past in California Capitol

Former Assemblyman Terry Goggin was known for intertwining his personal financial interests with official duties.
Berkeley moving forward with development at North Berkeley and Ashby BART stations

Berkeley moving forward with development at North Berkeley and Ashby BART stations

The City of Berkeley will be moving forward alongside BART to have housing built in the North Berkeley and Ashby BART parking lots.
Editorial: Commend Uber for releasing sexual assault data

Editorial: Commend Uber for releasing sexual assault data

Study reveals 3,045 sexual assaults during its US rides last year, but context is important.
Letter: Allen applauded for her push to fix BART safety

Letter: Allen applauded for her push to fix BART safety

I read this board member's article on BART safety with amazement and renewed faith in our elected officials.
When will San Jose and Milpitas BART stations open? Get ready to wait well into 2020

When will San Jose and Milpitas BART stations open? Get ready to wait well into 2020

After missed deadlines, nobody at BART or VTA wants to commit to an opening date. But signs point to late-April at the soonest.
Report: Black Commuters 6 Times More Likely to Be Cited by BART Police for Consuming Food, Drinks

Report: Black Commuters 6 Times More Likely to Be Cited by BART Police for Consuming Food, Drinks

Earlier this month, Steve Foster of Concord, Calif., made headlines when he was detained by BART police for—wait for it—“illegally eating.”Read more...
Letter: I’d rather have BART police pursue thieves than do this

Letter: I’d rather have BART police pursue thieves than do this

Go after people jumping fare gates, stealing phones, vandalizing bikes and breaking into cars.

BART has a plan to fix ‘unacceptable’ Sunday delays. You might not like it.

BART trains will run even less frequently on Sundays, but officials say that will ensure the system can stick to its schedule.
Victim of deadly stabbing on BART train was Oakland man who tried to stop theft

Victim of deadly stabbing on BART train was Oakland man who tried to stop theft

The victim of the fatal stabbing at the South Hayward station was identified as 49-year-old Oliver Williams of Oakland.
BART closes South Hayward station after death aboard train

BART closes South Hayward station after death aboard train

Police activity has closed BART's South Hayward station, authorities said Tuesday.