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New BART report show a disproportionate number of BART riders cited for fare evasion are African-American.
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Keith Menconi
January 09, 2020 - 9:15 am
BART intends to post unarmed "ambassadors" on trains as a way to spot crime and other trouble in the beleaguered transit system.
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A BART train is seen in San Francisco on July 5, 2005.
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Holly Quan
January 08, 2020 - 1:04 pm
BART will finally host the kind of seamless wifi service enjoyed by other major transit networks.
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The Bay Bridge.
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Bob Pryor
January 03, 2020 - 1:16 am
As the holiday hoopla heads out of the way, this weekend is shaping up to be one of those rare Bay Area weekends where the region isn’t positively buzzing with fairs, festivals, shows, footraces, concerts, celebrations, and protests. That’s a far cry from saying there’s nothing going on, though.
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Starting on Saturday and continuing through New Year’s Eve, VTA riders will enjoy four days of fare-free travel as they acclimate themselves to VTA’s New Transit Service Plan.
Valley Transportation Authority
Jennifer Hodges
December 30, 2019 - 5:10 pm
Officials in the South Bay are rolling out a new transit plan to lure more riders into public transit. KCBS Radio’s Jennifer Hodges says the VTA is focusing on higher frequency routes.
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New BART report show a disproportionate number of BART riders cited for fare evasion are African-American.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
December 20, 2019 - 10:29 am
As BART cracks down on riders who don't pay their fare, new data shows that nearly 50% of the passengers who received citations were black.
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SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 05: Commuters walk off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train July 5, 2005 in San Francisco, California. With a strike deadline looming at the end of the July 5, BART management and union representatives are trying to hammer out a c
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Matt Bigler
December 17, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Starting next year, BART riders will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets as fares increase.
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BART fare inspector in San Francisco
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KCBS Radio Morning News
December 02, 2019 - 6:33 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- BART riders returning from the holiday weekend were greeted Monday morning at the Embarcadero station by fare inspectors, who boarded trains and demanded proof of payment from every passenger. The highly-visible enforcement effort forced early-morning trains to pause...
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: A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train travels towards downtown Oakland on August 2, 2013 in Oakland, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 27, 2019 - 8:48 am
The majority of BART passengers who get ticketed for eating in prohibitied areas are people of color, according to the San Francisco Examiner .
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A BART passenger was fatally stabbed in South Hayward on Nov. 19, 2019.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 21, 2019 - 8:33 am
The BART passenger accused of fatally stabbing another rider on a train had recently walked away from a San Leandro hospital and was considered to be missing. Jermaine Brim, 39, of Sacramento, was listed as a missing person who was at-risk before police said he slashed another man Tuesday near the...
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A BART passenger was fatally stabbed in South Hayward on Nov. 19, 2019.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 20, 2019 - 7:58 am
Police say a man was killed on BART Tuesday after trying to stop a theft on a train near the South Hayward station.
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