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BART Police Union Dismisses Calls To Seek Aid From Other Police Agencies

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — Calls for BART Police to get help in fighting crime by tapping resources from other police agencies are getting dismissed by the …

BART

Drug use continues to be a problem on BART trains

Video<p>SAN BRUNO (KRON) - BART authorities are not just dealing with increased violence at their stations, but drug use continues to be a problem as …

Trains

MacArthur BART Station closed due to police activity

OAKLAND (KRON) - The MacArthur BART Station in Oakland is closed on Friday night due to police activity.<p>Passengers can catch AC Transit buses 51 and …

BART

Suspect wanted after stabbing on train at MacArthur BART Station

OAKLAND (KRON) - Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing that happened on a BART train in Oakland Friday night.<p>The …

BART

BART repair work shuts down two stretches of track in Oakland

OAKLAND (KRON) - Heads up, BART riders. Repair work will shut down two stretches of track in Oakland Saturday and Sunday.<p>The work will close the …

Oakland

BART responds after video of drug users in SF station

Video of drug addicts shooting up as commuters walked by in a San Francisco BART station went viral last week. The video was taken by a BART commuter.<p>…

BART, Muni hire elevator operators to prevent urination inside them

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - BART and Muni are trying a new tactic to try to keep their station elevators from being used as public toilets.<p>They've hired …

BART will debut two new stations in Pittsburg and Antioch in May

ANTIOCH (BCN)<p>A BART extension to two new stations in Pittsburg and Antioch will debut with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and free preview rides on May 25, transit agency officials said Wednesday.<p>A day later, regular service will begin to the new Pittsburg Center and Antioch stations from a transfer …

BART

3 stabbed at Coliseum BART in Oakland

Normal service has resumed at the Coliseum BART station after a stabbing Saturday afternoon in Oakland.<p>The Coliseum BART station and the Oakland …

BART

BART Police Department Reports Surge in Arrests for 2017

Newly compiled crime data shows BART officers made 1,730 arrests in 2017, a nearly 40% increase from a total of 1,238 arrests in 2016. The new …

Human Resources

Time is ticking on $1.5 billion BART decision paving way to San Jose

SAN JOSE — When it’s completed, the four-station BART extension into downtown San Jose and Santa Clara will be the most significant public transit …

BART police report surge in arrests for 2017

Arrests on BART are up, but that's not slowing thefts and violent crimes. BART says it's officers arrested more than 1,700 people last year. That's a …

Crime

BART dealing with shared Lime Bikes causing hazards at stations

BART is wrestling with a new type of problem at its stations -- shared bikes left on platforms or sidewalks creating hazards and eyesores.<p>Rental …

Here's why BART's new cars don't have outlets

Commuters with long rides ahead of them each day will need to remember to charge their phones and iPads before heading to BART.<p>BART's new and upgraded train cars, which they've dubbed the "Fleet of the Future," don't include a feature found near some seats on their older cars: outlets.<p>The new cars …

Woman on BART platform hit by train at North Concord station

CONCORD — A woman suffered a head injury but survived after she was hit by a BART train Sunday night, the agency said.<p>The train struck the woman …

BART riders sound off on how system can be improved

<b>MOBILE USERS, CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL VIDEO</b>ORINDA (KRON) — BART riders are sounding off about how they think the system can be improved.Without BART, …

ONLY ON 4: BART board member answers concerns about system

<b>MOBILE USERS, CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL VIDEO</b>SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Recent reports indicate BART rider complaints are up.On Friday night, BART board …

Screen Doors Coming to Oakland BART Station

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Trains

Juveniles Drag Passenger Off Train, Steal iPhone: BART

Four juveniles on Tuesday dragged a passenger off a BART train in San Francisco and beat him while stealing his iPhone, according to the transit …

San Francisco

BART GM squashes hope of new station for new A's stadium

BART's general manager is smashing any hope of building a brand new station to serve a potential new Oakland A's ballpark at the Howard Street …

BART rider struck in the head by teens at Ashby Station

BERKELEY (KRON)–Police arrested two teens who allegedly struck a BART rider in the back of the head Saturday night in the station’s parking …

Crime

Equipment Issues Delay Citations In BART Fare Evasion Crackdown

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – BART’s new crackdown on fare evasion is underway, but a key piece of equipment is holding up the full implementation of the …

Woman dies in BART escalator fall in San Francisco

A woman died Thursday after falling down an escalator at the Montgomery BART station in San Francisco, officials said.<p>The woman, identified by the city medical examiner as Oakland resident Yanira Funes, fell shortly after 10 p.m., according to a BART police log. She was headed from the concourse to …

Two Bart Employees Attacked Friday

BART employees literally took a beating Friday when a transit employee and then an officer was attacked, one at the Lake Merritt station and the other at the Ashby station, transit officials said.<p>The first incident was at BART's Ashby station in Berkeley around 4:15 p.m. Sekou Lumumba, 34, of …

When Your Child Wants to Quit, Tell Them This

When your child wants to quit, there are a few things to consider before you say anything.<p>When I was a freshman in high school, my basketball team …

Brake Problem Forces New BART Car Out of Service: Sources

An apparent brake problem forced BART to sideline one car in its so-called Fleet of the Future during its very first day of full service on Friday, …

What the Apple Watch gets wrong about human motivation

What happens when you try to change behavior without behavioral science?<p>Here’s how to cheat at the Apple Watch Stand goal: dangle your wrist by your side while you sit in a chair. I discovered this by accident — I dangle my arm during meetings — but once I found it out, I did it on purpose. I …