Every BART police officer will be outfitted with a portable video camera, unruly passengers could face bans from district property and station agent booths might be redesigned as part of the transit agency’s new strategy for improving safety conditions for workers and customers. Read More
BART is one of the only transit agencies anywhere across the nation that ended its fiscal year with a budget surplus. This is a sign that the management and board that oversees it is working well to keep the trains on the track. Read More
A new BART board member was appointed Thursday to fill in until an elected member is seated in December.
Mary King, a former interim general manager of AC Transit, was unanimously approved Thursday to succeed Bob Franklin, BART’s District 3 representative, who stepped down from his
position in June to take a full-time job at the agency. Read More
With the general election just a few months away, BART’s board of directors will likely appoint an interim replacement with no long-term goals to fill the seat vacated by Bob Franklin. Read More
BART has hired a mental health liaison to advise its police force, less than a year after officers fatally shot a transient man at the Civic Center station. Read More
Population growth in the East Bay is shifting BART voting districts away from San Francisco, but board members from The City said the new alignments won’t have a major impact in the next elections.BART is one of just three transit agencies in the country to have a publicly elected board of directors. Today that body will review proposed changes to the nine representative districts affected by population shifts recorded in the 2010 census. Read More
BART General Manager Dorothy Dugger, presiding over an agency that has a budget surplus of $10 million to $28 million, has announced her resignation, with her last day scheduled for April 22.
Dugger will be paid $958,000 to buy out her contract. Read More