A passenger who died on a BART train last week has been identified by the San Francisco medical examiner's office as 32-year-old San Rafael resident Thomas Fisher.
Fisher was found on a Richmond-to-Millbrae train after passengers reported a man slumped over in one of the cars just after 2:30 p.m. last Tuesday, BART spokesman Jim Allison said.
The train was halted at the Embarcadero Station in San Francisco and Fisher was pronounced dead at the scene. Read More
A man riding BART Tuesday afternoon was found dead in his seat, BART officials said, leading to delays on the transit system as trains were routed around the incident at Embarcadero station. Read More
More than one month after BART spokesman Linton Johnson went on personal leave following internal and external criticism of his actions, he isn’t yet back on the job and agency officials will not discuss his possible return.
Members of the Web activist collective Anonymous targeted Johnson for apparently advocating the disruption of BART cellphone service to quell a planned protest of the agency’s July 3 shooting of 45-year-old Charles Hill. Read More
Online hackers have posted what are purportedly lewd photos of BART spokesman Linton Johnson, who has been targeted by activists for his role in the agency’s decision to shut down cell phone service on August 11. Read More
Making good Sunday on its promise to attack BART’s website in a “censorship” protest, the shadowy Internet activist group Anonymous defaced the transit agency’s myBART site with its logo and released personal information — including passwords — of at least 2,400 of the site’s users. Read More