Plans to shut down two BART stations Wednesday morning during the morning commute were canceled by protesters.The group No Justice No BART planned a protest that was to run in conjunction with the general strike that has been called for Oakland. Read More
All things must come to an end — including BART protests.The seventh consecutive planned demonstration called by the online hacker group Anonymous officially fizzled Monday when only three protesters came to the UN Plaza and Civic Center station.Barbara Bettenburg, 61, of San Francisco was one of the three. She held a sign that read, “Stand down BART police.” Another protester left after 15 minutes.Bettenburg said police brutality is worthy of outrage. Read More
BART protesters and the transit agency took an alternate route Monday evening during yet another demonstration.
Instead of blocking fare gates and disrupting traffic on Market Street, about a dozen protesters silently handed out literature directly to passengers on trains during the evening commute.
BART police, meanwhile, had a limited number of officers on station platforms and no cops were dressed in SWAT gear, as they had been for previous demonstrations. Read More
The Monday protest of BART continued this week, though the protests did not immediately disrupt commuters. Read More
Making the return from the weekend all the more wonderful for Bay Area workers, BART’s regularly scheduled protests will resume today during this evening’s commute. Read More
BART officials have closed Powell Street station in San Francisco as protesters gather Thursday evening.
Scroll down to see real-time tweets from the event. Read More
Commuters can expect more excitement Thursday night, as yet another protest is planned against BART.
It will be the second time in this week – and the sixth time in just the last month – that protests of the public transit agency have threatened to roil the evening commute. However, the last two protests have been far less disruptive than the previous ones. Read More
Recent protests have cost BART at least $300,000, and with another event planned for today, the agency’s board president said fines should be increased for activists who disrupt transit service to discourage such action. Read More
Apparently, even protesters take the holidays off. Labor Day appeared to thwart online hacker group Anonymous’ efforts to hold a fourth consecutive Monday protest of BART. However, community groups took the opportunity to promote a larger demonstration planned for Thursday. Read More
The hacker group Anonymous says there will be no holiday off from protesting BART – a demonstration is scheduled for 5 p.m. Monday at Civic Center Station.
The group says it will plan protests every Monday evening until BART meets its demands. Read More