BART

(Joe Manio/2003 S.F. Examiner)

Driving into the future with one headlight

It’s a Nick Cave kind of night. But not the dark, crooner…

(Joe Manio/2003 S.F. Examiner)
(Cindy Chew/2005 S.F. Examiner)

Labor Day Weekend: BART transbay closure, fewer Muni trains

Major transit closures and major events across San Francisco this Labor Day…

(Cindy Chew/2005 S.F. Examiner)
A stroll down to Musee Mechanique at Fisherman's Wharf features long-ago refugees from the now defunct Playland at the Beach.. (Eric Risberg/2012 AP)

Finding unchanged San Francisco spots for a ‘gentrification oasis’

Sometimes, you just have to reconnect. I was reminded of this a…

A stroll down to Musee Mechanique at Fisherman's Wharf features long-ago refugees from the now defunct Playland at the Beach.. (Eric Risberg/2012 AP)
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012

UPDATE: Embarcadero BART station reopened after major medical emergency

Update: Embarcadero BART station reopened at 5:13 p.m. this evening. For more,…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012
BART has hired “brightening crews” to keep stations cleaner. (COURTESY bart.gov)

BART customers notice stations getting cleaner, says survey

Every regular BART rider is familiar with their most oft-used station’s nitty…

BART has hired “brightening crews” to keep stations cleaner. (COURTESY bart.gov)
BART hopes its new "vision statement" will help avoid future strikes. (Alex Leber/2013 S.F. Examiner)

BART outline goals to avoid possible turmoil

BART is taking its first baby steps toward reconciliation between its unions,…

BART hopes its new "vision statement" will help avoid future strikes. (Alex Leber/2013 S.F. Examiner)
A Muni bus and AC Transit bus directed by Patrick Millet, an AC Transit road supervisor. Buses were ended to BART for the BART transbay shutdown last weekend. JOE FITZGERALD RODRIGUEZ/SF EXAMINER

Bay Area avoids BART-pocalypse during transbay tube shutdown

The Bay Area was brought to a standstill two years ago when…

A Muni bus and AC Transit bus directed by Patrick Millet, an AC Transit road supervisor. Buses were ended to BART for the BART transbay shutdown last weekend. JOE FITZGERALD RODRIGUEZ/SF EXAMINER
BART rider gets arm stuck in escalator

BART rider gets arm stuck in escalator

A BART passenger got her arm stuck in a station escalator this…

BART rider gets arm stuck in escalator
Stickers are placed at the ticket entrance of BART stations to let riders know the upcoming closure times. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

BART officials say transit ‘dream team’ is ready for upcoming transbay service closures

Two years ago, the Bay Area coined a new term: “BARTpocalypse.” It…

Stickers are placed at the ticket entrance of BART stations to let riders know the upcoming closure times. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012

$3 billion BART bond discussed amid system failure

A BART train experienced an electrical surge Thursday morning that shut down…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012
BART (Ben Margot/AP)

BART reopens stations after morning train fire

All BART stations are now open Thursday morning after a fire on…

BART (Ben Margot/AP)
BART (Ben Margot/AP)

Fire on BART train causes hours-long delays, station closures

A fire on a BART train early this morning is causing delays…

BART (Ben Margot/AP)
BART Assistant General Manager for Operations Paul Oversier announced details surrounding the upcoming late summer shutdowns of service through the Transbay Tube at a systems facility in Fremont, CA Tuesday, July 7, 2015. The work will include replacing degraded railroad ties and rail which they demonstrated during the press conference. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

BART to rebuild half mile of tracks

BART runs its trains through the transbay tunnel on a wish and…

BART Assistant General Manager for Operations Paul Oversier announced details surrounding the upcoming late summer shutdowns of service through the Transbay Tube at a systems facility in Fremont, CA Tuesday, July 7, 2015. The work will include replacing degraded railroad ties and rail which they demonstrated during the press conference. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

BART reports delays at West Oakland for East Bay trains

BART is recovering from 10- to 15-minute delays Monday morning at the…

BART police, shown here during a Sept. 2011 protest, must now follow new guidelines in regard to treatment of transgender passengers.  (MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER)

BART police adopt policy regarding transgender passengers

Transgender passengers on BART should have a new experience when dealing with…

BART police, shown here during a Sept. 2011 protest, must now follow new guidelines in regard to treatment of transgender passengers.  (MIKE KOOZMIN/S.F. EXAMINER)

BART service restored after fatality in West Dublin

BART has reopened the West Dublin/Pleasanton station after a fatality on the…

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Death on tracks causes delays on BART systemwide

The West Dublin/Pleasanton BART station remains closed this morning following a death…

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Alicia Garza, right, joins others during the Black Friday 14 protest that shut down BART service on Nov. 28 during the shopping bonanza that follows Thanksgiving every year. Courtesy Julia Carrie Wong

Meet Alicia Garza, Pride’s community grand marshal who helped coin ‘Black Lives Matter’

At the center of the tensions among police and black communities nationwide…

Alicia Garza, right, joins others during the Black Friday 14 protest that shut down BART service on Nov. 28 during the shopping bonanza that follows Thanksgiving every year. Courtesy Julia Carrie Wong
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Track problem, medical incident cause systemwide BART delays

An equipment problem and a medical emergency are causing delays on all…

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Courtesy PhotoA broken section of rail caused major delays on May 6th for BART riders in the morning and early afternoon.

BART finds ‘hydrogen bubble’ defects on broken rail

The broken section of rail that delayed thousands of BART commuters earlier…

Courtesy PhotoA broken section of rail caused major delays on May 6th for BART riders in the morning and early afternoon.