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Update: African-American Who BART Police Stunned With Taser Freed From Jail

February 13, 2014 | 5:10 pm

Update: African-American Who BART Police Stunned With Taser Freed From Jail

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Witness to arrest says that man was not harassing her and that police initiated incident.

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BART Briefly Shuts Down Transbay Tube After Anchor Scare

January 31, 2014 | 2:23 pm

BART Briefly Shuts Down Transbay Tube After Anchor Scare

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Trains stopped for 20 minutes after ship dropped anchor near tube between San Francisco and East Bay.

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BART Police Officer Shot and Killed in ‘Friendly Fire’ Incident in Dublin

January 22, 2014 | 12:55 pm

BART Police Officer Shot and Killed in ‘Friendly Fire’ Incident in Dublin

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Victim was 23-year-veteran shot during search for stolen property in a suspect’s apartment.

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BART and Berkeley Police Team Up to Investigate Rash of Robberies

January 20, 2014 | 2:18 pm

BART and Berkeley Police Team Up to Investigate Rash of Robberies

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There have been 28 robberies in the past 60 days in the area around Ashby BART in South Berkeley and North Oakland.

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BART, Muni, CalTrain Service New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2013 | 5:49 am

BART, Muni, CalTrain Service New Year’s Eve

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Bay Area transit agencies are offering free extra service for New Year’s Eve.

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BART, Unions Reach Deal in Contract Dispute

December 21, 2013 | 1:16 pm

BART, Unions Reach Deal in Contract Dispute

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Sides say they’ve resolved family-leave issue. Deal must be approved by agency board and workers.

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NTSB Urges Safety Upgrades in Wake of BART Worker Deaths

December 19, 2013 | 5:11 pm

NTSB Urges Safety Upgrades in Wake of BART Worker Deaths

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Agency wants to require new safety devices and abolish a practice that leaves workers vulnerable.

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BART Board Member Wants Public Vote on Transit Strikes

December 19, 2013 | 11:08 am

BART Board Member Wants Public Vote on Transit Strikes

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Amid rising public frustration, BART may hold referendum on whether walkouts should be banned.

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BART Says Short-Circuit Led to Train’s Tunnel Mishap

December 5, 2013 | 10:30 am

BART Says Short-Circuit Led to Train’s Tunnel Mishap

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Agency says brakes malfunctioned on a 40-year-old car, a sign of maintenance challenges facing fleet.

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Support for BART in Question After Labor, Technical, Public Relations Problems

December 5, 2013 | 7:30 am

Support for BART in Question After Labor, Technical, Public Relations Problems

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A string of mishaps including Wednesday’s brake malfunction is shaking public confidence in BART.

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