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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


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


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


New BART Cars Flunk Test Run; Thanksgiving Debut May Not Be On Track

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Long-awaited new cars set to debut on Bay Area Rapid Transit this month have failed a key safety inspection and may miss the agency’s Thanksgiving deadline to begin service. 289 more words


Exit 174. I enjoy traveling by train.

My twenty-five-mile commute to work runs parallel to a railroad track, used both by freight trans and an Amtrak route (for my readers outside the USA, that means a passenger train) that runs twice per day in each direction.  727 more words

BART Steps Up Fare Evasion Crackdown, Requires Proof Of Payment

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) – Bay Area Rapid Transit is ramping up its campaign against fare evasion, approving a requirement for riders to show proof of payment. 181 more words


New BART Cars Expected To Enter Service Around Thanksgiving

OAKLAND (KCBS) – Bay Area Rapid Transit could start putting its long-awaited new railcars into service as soon as this Thanksgiving.

Officials told the San Francisco Chronicle… 80 more words