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(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

BART Board chooses new President, VP for upcoming year

Following the election in November of new board members, the BART Board…

(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

BART reporting major delays for eastbound trains in transbay tube

BART officials are reporting a major delay for eastbound trains passing through…

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Major BART delays reported due to equipment problem

Major BART delays were reported on Tuesday morning due to an equipment…

(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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BART Police launch ‘patrol desks’ at Powell and Civic Center for extra holiday assistance

A new security idea is being tested at two of BART's highest-traffic…

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Man convicted for committing lewd acts on BART trains

A 53-year-old man was convicted Wednesday of multiple felony counts for masturbating…

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(Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

BART’s aging infrastructure calls for upgrade, via Prop. RR

Crammed trains, warped tracks and crumbling tunnel walls are nearly certain in…

(Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)
Lateefah Simon, left, and Matt Haney are exactly the people who need to be in office. (Courtesy photos)

When your word is bond

I have this problem where it’s really important to me to keep…

Lateefah Simon, left, and Matt Haney are exactly the people who need to be in office. (Courtesy photos)
BART train tracks shown in the Bay Area. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner)

Weekend BART tracks open after repairs end early

Weekend BART passengers will suffer track closures no longer between the Balboa…

BART train tracks shown in the Bay Area. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner)
Muni may finally bring cell phone service to tunnels, pending a vote by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Tuesday September 20. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cell service finally coming to Muni tunnels

For as long as mobile phones have been in use, Muni train…

Muni may finally bring cell phone service to tunnels, pending a vote by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Tuesday September 20. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
BART train tracks shown in the Bay Area. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner)

‘No foul play’ suspected in Friday BART fatality

“No foul play” is suspected in a fatality on BART tracks at…

BART train tracks shown in the Bay Area. (Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner)
A Muni patron uses a Clipper Card to enter the Powell Street Station. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)

Muni monthly pass fare rises today, will increase more next year

Muni fares are set to rise today for regular riders. Though fare…

A Muni patron uses a Clipper Card to enter the Powell Street Station. (Cindy Chew/2010 S.F. Examiner)
BART is hoping that 10,000 people will join the perks program and 1,200 people shift their commute. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

BART to offer perks for off-peak commute riders

BART is launching a program offering cash rewards for riders who commute…

BART is hoping that 10,000 people will join the perks program and 1,200 people shift their commute. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Man critically injured in stabbing at BART station in SF

A man was critically injured in a stabbing at the Civic Center…

Joshua Arce, candidate for the District 9 seat on the Board of Supervisors Candidate Joshua Arce, speaks at a news conference about his plan for a new BART station at 30th and Mission streets on July 28. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)

The underwhelming candidacy of Joshua Arce

The Realtors, Airbnb and sundry like-minded oligarchs who govern San Francisco through…

Joshua Arce, candidate for the District 9 seat on the Board of Supervisors Candidate Joshua Arce, speaks at a news conference about his plan for a new BART station at 30th and Mission streets on July 28. (Rachael Garner/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Left to Right: Gwyneth Borden, Bevan Dufty and Michael Petrelis are running for San Francisco's open seat on the BART Board of Directors in November. (Courtesy photos)

Three candidates vying for SF seat on BART board

Moments before Wednesday’s 5 p.m. deadline, a third candidate filed to run…

Left to Right: Gwyneth Borden, Bevan Dufty and Michael Petrelis are running for San Francisco's open seat on the BART Board of Directors in November. (Courtesy photos)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Eisenhower’s parking policies no longer work for San Francisco

The last time San Francisco looked comprehensively at how it plans for…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
There are just two candidates vying for a seat on BART's Board of Directors seat for San Francisco. (Cindy Chew/2005 S.F. Examiner)

SF BART board candidate drops out, two applicants remain in race

A candidate for BART’s Board of Directors has dropped out of the…

There are just two candidates vying for a seat on BART's Board of Directors seat for San Francisco. (Cindy Chew/2005 S.F. Examiner)
Passengers enter a BART train at the Daly City Station in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

BART considering reopening bathrooms in SF, Oakland stations

BART is taking steps to reopen some restrooms in its underground stations…

Passengers enter a BART train at the Daly City Station in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)