System that operates track switches failed. All trains are now running, though with some delays.
Early images of the October BART strike show commuters fighting traffic and BART workers picketing.
Sunday, June 30: BART Strike Deadline Update By Alex Emslie and Peter Lollo Bay Area residents are one step closer to a commuting nightmare as BART employees, represented by the transit agency’s two biggest unions, authorized a strike Tuesday night. The vote was nearly unanimous. If negotiations continue to stall, the system — which carries […]
by Joanna Lin, California Watch Californians rank 10th in the country for having the longest commute times, taking an average of 26.9 minutes to travel to work, recently released census data show. Workers in the state spent 10.4 minutes more getting to work than did workers in North Dakota, which reported the quickest commutes in […]
A BART survey shows riders split on whether bicycles should be allowed on the trains heading into San Francisco during commute hours, the transit system said on Friday. BART lifted that restrictionevery Friday in August as an experiment and surveyed riders about the experience. The poll found riders evenly divided, with 37% wanting to keep […]
No big problems were reported and some riders expressed support for bikes on BART trains during the morning commute Friday. BART prohibits bikes on board in commute directions during rush hour, but as an experiment is making an exception on Fridays for the month of August. KQED’s Andrew Stelzer rode with his bike during today’s […]
by Liz Reid I’ll admit it: I’m a 30 year old woman with a security blanket. That security blanket has two wheels, a set of handlebars, and weighs about 20 pounds. It’s my bicycle, and I hardly ever go anywhere without it. Friends and colleagues often offer me rides to places I need to go, […]
Update 10:07 p.m: All lanes of the Bay Bridge have been reopened, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission reports. “Motorists are advised to continue to expect delays until traffic can clear the area.” (Bay City News) Sporadic lane closures on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge could last until 10:30 a.m. today as officers investigate a shooting incident […]