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Shall we start with some good news? I think we should.

Word from the engineers studying the Transbay Transit Center beam cracks is that they’ve ruled out a design flaw as the cause of the problem. 624 more words

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BART Arrests, Assaults Up As Overall Violent Crime Inches Down

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Robberies and violent crimes are down so far this year on BART, but aggravated assaults and felony arrests are both up, according to data released by BART officials this morning. 246 more words

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BART Awaiting CPUC Approval Before Rolling Out New Passenger Cars

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Ten new BART passenger cars could be in service in the near future once they receive the approval of state regulators, a transit agency spokesman said Friday. 289 more words

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10 new BART trains expected to be in service by December

BART’s new 10-car trains are expected to roll out by early December despite failing a key safety inspection earlier this month.

The new trains will be put into service after passing the California Public Utilities Commission, or CPUC, inspection, which will take place either during the week of Nov. 22 more words

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