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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.
Vision unveiled for new San Jose Diridon Station “world class transit hub”

Vision unveiled for new San Jose Diridon Station “world class transit hub”

The plan features elevated tracks above downtown San Jose roadways, two large concourses and public squares for cyclists and pedestrians.
Man arrested for eating on BART platform to file lawsuit alleging racial profiling

Man arrested for eating on BART platform to file lawsuit alleging racial profiling

The man arrested for eating a sandwich on a BART platform announced plans to file a lawsuit against the transit agency.
Letter: I am outraged by the apology of BART’s general manager

Letter: I am outraged by the apology of BART’s general manager

The BART officer should be praised, not derided for his actions.
BART Apologizes for Handcuffing Man Eating Sandwich on a Train Platform

BART Apologizes for Handcuffing Man Eating Sandwich on a Train Platform

A widely shared video of the episode prompted a weekend “eat-in” protest on the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in San Francisco.
BART Apologizes for Handcuffing Man Eating Sandwich on a Train Platform

BART Apologizes for Handcuffing Man Eating Sandwich on a Train Platform

A widely shared video of the episode prompted a weekend “eat-in” protest on the Bay Area Rapid Transit system in San Francisco.
Top BART official apologizes for viral sandwich arrest incident

Top BART official apologizes for viral sandwich arrest incident

General manager Bob Powers apologized directly to the rider after the Nov. 4 incident that spurred an independent investigation.
As new BART cars arrive, ‘legacy’ fleet heads off into uncertain future

As new BART cars arrive, ‘legacy’ fleet heads off into uncertain future

HAYWARD — Workers from BART’s Hayward repair shop looked on Friday morning as a massive crane hoisted one of the agency’s old fleet of train cars onto the back of an extra-long flatbed bound for an
‘It made my day’: Mini horse riding BART trains delights passengers

‘It made my day’: Mini horse riding BART trains delights passengers

A little horse was a big deal for BART passengers Tuesday afternoon, and the equine rider got the OK to take a trip from Oakland across the Bay because it was a service animal.
VIDEO: Hero Worker Saves Fallen Man from Approaching BART Train

VIDEO: Hero Worker Saves Fallen Man from Approaching BART Train

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) worker is being hailed as a hero after he saved a man who fell onto the tracks in front of an approaching BART train on Sunday.
Unreal footage of a guy falling on subway tracks and getting saved in the nick of time

Unreal footage of a guy falling on subway tracks and getting saved in the nick of time

There are near misses and then there's this guy in Oakland, California who got saved just before a subway train creamed him. Wow! BART's humble hero saves a passenger from fast approaching train. On
Video: BART worker rescues man from oncoming train at Coliseum station

Video: BART worker rescues man from oncoming train at Coliseum station

In front of dozens of riders, a BART transportation pulled a man up from the Coliseum station trackway and out of an oncoming train's path Sunday.
‘Man vs. Bear’ Looks to Settle Heated Debate Over Which Species Reigns Supreme

‘Man vs. Bear’ Looks to Settle Heated Debate Over Which Species Reigns Supreme

In the most long overdue news of the year, we’ll at last be treated to a competition show pitting human beings against their worthiest of predatory counterparts in Discovery Channel’s aptly titled Man

Lyft now offers public transit directions in the Bay Area

Lyft's public transit directions are available on the company's home turf. Its app now includes routes, schedules and trip planning for public transportation in the San Francisco Bay Area, giving you
Firefighters respond to Lafayette grass fire

Firefighters respond to Lafayette grass fire

Fire crews were responding to a small, rapidly spreading grass fire that crossed HIghway 24 near Mount Diablo Boulevard, spurring evacuation orders for part of the city nearby.
Mixed cheers for commuting by mass transit: Roadshow

Mixed cheers for commuting by mass transit: Roadshow

Q: I’m responding to last week’s article on VTA and transit in general. Bus and rail transit can indeed be a better way to commute and can reduce congestion on Bay Area streets and highways. I
BART board rejects panhandling ban, may give speed boost to SFO travelers

BART board rejects panhandling ban, may give speed boost to SFO travelers

A five-seat majority on BART's board of directors declined to move forward with an ordinance cracking down on panhandlers and performers in the paid areas of the transit system.
‘The VTA Express bus honestly changed my life’: Roadshow

‘The VTA Express bus honestly changed my life’: Roadshow

Q: I’ve been a Bay Area commuter for almost 30 years. I have spent more than 15,000 hours behind the wheel of a car — the equivalent of 1,875 extra workdays. I’m a single working mother raising two
Transbay Tube reopens after debris fire briefly blocks S.F.-East Bay BART service

Transbay Tube reopens after debris fire briefly blocks S.F.-East Bay BART service

BART officials said service between San Francisco and East Bay stations Tuesday evening has been restored after a Transbay Tube debris fire.