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BART’s ridership for the weekend broke into the agency’s top 10 busiest Saturdays. (Examiner file photo)

BART reports record-breaking ridership numbers for Super Bowl City, Muni ridership also grows

Preliminary numbers are in, and local transit agencies netted huge boosts in…

BART’s ridership for the weekend broke into the agency’s top 10 busiest Saturdays. (Examiner file photo)
BART unveiled it's future car and allowed the public to tour the car in Justin Herman Plaza on April 16, 2014. They plan to start replacing the old cars with the new ones in 2017.  MIKE HENDRICKSON/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER

BART board director calls SF ‘deadbeat’ in paying for Fleet of the Future

San Francisco is a “deadbeat” and hasn’t paid enough towards BART’s new…

BART unveiled it's future car and allowed the public to tour the car in Justin Herman Plaza on April 16, 2014. They plan to start replacing the old cars with the new ones in 2017.  MIKE HENDRICKSON/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINER
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BART pulling the plug on decoy cameras

BART is moving to outfit all trains with working cameras, replacing decoys…

(SF Examiner file photo)
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012

BART experiencing delays caused by person on the track

BART is now recovering from major delays East Bay-bound, after BART police…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012

Woman’s foot found on BART tracks in Berkeley

A body part found on the tracks near the Downtown Berkeley BART…

BART (Ben Margot/AP)

UPDATE: Shooting on train at West Oakland BART station causing delays

UPDATE 10:40 P.M.: West Oakland BART station is unlikely to be re-opened…

BART (Ben Margot/AP)

New Year brings new BART fare increase

BART fares went up for the new year. Starting Friday, Jan. 1,…

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New Year’s Eve transit guide: Muni free, BART runs until 3 a.m.

Local transit agencies will continue the tradition of ferrying New Year’s Eve-goers…

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(Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

BART board unlikely to call for charges dropped against Black Friday 14

Following more than two hours of public comment Thursday in support of…

(Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
Alicia Garza, right, joins others during the Black Friday 14 protest that shut down BART service on Nov. 28. (Julia Carrie Wong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Black Friday 14 to protest BART board, demand charges dropped

Black Lives Matters protesters will rally at Thursday’s BART Board of Directors…

Alicia Garza, right, joins others during the Black Friday 14 protest that shut down BART service on Nov. 28. (Julia Carrie Wong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

BART trains resume after medical emergency at Embarcadero station

BART trains at San Francisco's Embarcadero station were moving again Monday morning…

Citizen photo via Instagram user @korov

BART delays reported after car fills with smoke

A BART train crossing the 24th street station in the Mission district…

Citizen photo via Instagram user @korov
Transit officials are exploring old transit plans, such as when BART was initially going to travel to Marin County, to see what might be feasible to do today. (Courtesy BART.org)

Transit planners to look into the past to plan subways of the future

The 1990s is making a roaring comeback these days, from movies to…

Transit officials are exploring old transit plans, such as when BART was initially going to travel to Marin County, to see what might be feasible to do today. (Courtesy BART.org)
A BART engineer salvages an aging train car that will be brought back into the fleet. (Courtesy BART)

BART refurbishing aging train cars

As BART riders feel the crush, the agency is trying everything it…

A BART engineer salvages an aging train car that will be brought back into the fleet. (Courtesy BART)
A BART engineer works on a damaged train. Image courtesy BART.

BART refurbishing scrapped train cars to boost service

As BART riders feel the crush, the beleaguered transit agency is trying…

A BART engineer works on a damaged train. Image courtesy BART.
Just Transit SF is offering $200,000 in prize money to local innovators who have ways to improve upon environmental transportation in San Francisco. (Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner 2005)

Transit ideas worth big bucks

From the “Google Bus” to Lyft, and from carsharing to NextMuni bus…

Just Transit SF is offering $200,000 in prize money to local innovators who have ways to improve upon environmental transportation in San Francisco. (Cindy Chew/S.F. Examiner 2005)
James "Rick" Thomas (Courtesy photo)

Victim in tenant rights attorney homicide case had criminal record

Two tenant rights workers pleaded not guilty to murder charges Tuesday in…

James "Rick" Thomas (Courtesy photo)
BART is looking for new ways to alleviate the rush-hour crowds that cause congestion. (Gabrielle Lurie/Speical to S.F. Examiner)

BART to incentivize travel outside of peak hours

BART riders know to fear the shoulder-to-shoulder crowds with every commute ride.…

BART is looking for new ways to alleviate the rush-hour crowds that cause congestion. (Gabrielle Lurie/Speical to S.F. Examiner)
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BART in recovery after major delay, service restored

Equipment problems caused major service delays on BART between San Francisco and…

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Supervisor Scott Wiener is planning to introduce a proposal that would increase subway infrastructure. (Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner)

Supervisor Scott Wiener proposes new subway tunnels throughout city

Despite all the transit successes San Francisco enjoys in its urban core,…

Supervisor Scott Wiener is planning to introduce a proposal that would increase subway infrastructure. (Mike Koozmin/2013 S.F. Examiner)