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A still from a video shows two BART officers detaining a young man at Embarcadero BART Station on Friday, July 29, 2016. (Photo courtesy Pamela Martinez/Facebook)

UPDATE: Police say suspect in violent arrest caught on video had assaulted officers

The suspect in a violent arrest at San Francisco's Embarcadero BART station…

A still from a video shows two BART officers detaining a young man at Embarcadero BART Station on Friday, July 29, 2016. (Photo courtesy Pamela Martinez/Facebook)
Professional drivers in San Francisco rejoiced last week when a pickup truck drove onto the BART tracks in West Oakland, shutting down the Transbay Tube for nearly two hours.  (Courtesy BART)

A fleeting sense of worth when demand surges

Wednesday looked to be a promising night for taxi driving. With Phish…

Professional drivers in San Francisco rejoiced last week when a pickup truck drove onto the BART tracks in West Oakland, shutting down the Transbay Tube for nearly two hours.  (Courtesy BART)
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

BART closing tracks between Glen Park and Daly City this weekend for repairs

The first of seven planned weekend closures of BART between Glen Park…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

SF-bound BART trains delayed due to equipment problem

BART trains going through downtown Oakland toward San Francisco on Monday morning…

A truck ended up on BART's tracks on Wednesday night, causing transbay service to be temporarily suspended. (Courtesy twitter.com/SFBART)

BART’S transbay service resumes after truck ends up on tracks

BART officials are reporting that transbay service between West Oakland and San…

A truck ended up on BART's tracks on Wednesday night, causing transbay service to be temporarily suspended. (Courtesy twitter.com/SFBART)
The "Gator Pass," a transit discount for students at San Francisco State University, was approved by BART's Board of Directors on Thursday, July 14, 2016. (S.F. Examiner)

BART approves ‘Gator Pass’ discount for SFSU students

BART’s Board of Directors approved a fare discount program for San Francisco…

The "Gator Pass," a transit discount for students at San Francisco State University, was approved by BART's Board of Directors on Thursday, July 14, 2016. (S.F. Examiner)
A Pikachu is spotted on an empty BART train; a Koffing at Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park; and a Slimer in Clarion Alley in the Mission. (Courtesy Twitter user @LabCabInUC; Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Pokemon Go fever lifts San Francisco during time of need

San Francisco is coming down with a serious case of Pokemon fever.…

A Pikachu is spotted on an empty BART train; a Koffing at Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park; and a Slimer in Clarion Alley in the Mission. (Courtesy Twitter user @LabCabInUC; Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
Gov. Jerry Brown’s “by right development” process would prevent cities from micromanaging individual construction projects that already comply with existing city zoning and other development standards. (Courtesy photo)

How Sacramento can make San Francisco affordable again

San Francisco is too small to build or legislate its way out…

Gov. Jerry Brown’s “by right development” process would prevent cities from micromanaging individual construction projects that already comply with existing city zoning and other development standards. (Courtesy photo)

Small plane crashes on BART tracks

HAYWARD — A small plane crashed on commuter train tracks in the…

Courtesy BART

BART to close Balboa Park Station on weekends for track work

Some BART tracks are as old as the agency itself and have…

Courtesy BART
S.F. Examiner file photo

BART asks voters to approve $3.5B bond for system overhaul

After years of focusing on system expansion, the BART Board of Directors…

S.F. Examiner file photo
BART is expected to approved a bond measure for the November ballot that will help address ailing infrastructure issues, such as replacing escalators. (Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner file photo)

BART set to place $3.5 billion bond on November ballot

Voters will soon likely have a say in addressing BART’s crumbling rails,…

BART is expected to approved a bond measure for the November ballot that will help address ailing infrastructure issues, such as replacing escalators. (Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner file photo)
(Gabrielle Lurie/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)

BART to resume regular service Monday ahead of Warriors game

Regular service on BART in the East Bay was slated to be…

(Gabrielle Lurie/2015 Special to S.F. Examiner)
S.F. Examiner file photo

BART may add 35K new hanging hand straps to train cars

BART wants to give passengers more options to hold on. At its…

S.F. Examiner file photo

UPDATE: Person hit by BART train in Embarcadero Station taken to hospital

A person hit by an East Bay-bound BART train at the Embarcadero…

S.F. Examiner file photo

BART will install dampers to reduce track noise

BART is working on saving its customers' ears with a new project…

S.F. Examiner file photo
Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a BART train to depart the Fruitvale station in Oakland. (Ben Margot/2013 AP)

BART, labor unions agree to four-year contract

Labor peace will reign at BART, at least for another five years.…

Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait for a BART train to depart the Fruitvale station in Oakland. (Ben Margot/2013 AP)
Passengers enter a BART train at the Daly City Station in San Francisco. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Unions ratify labor agreements ahead of BART meeting

BART's three unions have ratified their labor agreements, with more than 50…

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

BART to craft policy on new license-plate tracking cameras in parking lots

BART is considering employing technology that would track the license plates of…

Asisi Lazzaarius, (left) and Alphonso Gasdebum sit in the Powell BART station on Thursday, April 14. BART is planning to  partner with homeless outreach organizations in The City to provide resources to those who sleep in the underground BART and Muni stations. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

EDITORIAL: War on homeless hurts trust in San Francisco

The homeless have long been a part of San Francisco BART stations.…

Asisi Lazzaarius, (left) and Alphonso Gasdebum sit in the Powell BART station on Thursday, April 14. BART is planning to  partner with homeless outreach organizations in The City to provide resources to those who sleep in the underground BART and Muni stations. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)