BART

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officers stand on the platform at the Civic Center station after the station was closed due to a protest on August 22, 2011 in San Francisco, California.
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Megan Goldsby
June 22, 2020 - 5:00 am
Footage from body-worn police cameras is crucial in use-of-force investigations, but the video does little good if it starts in the middle of a confrontation. The BART Police Department believes it’s figured out a fix.
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Megan Goldsby
June 19, 2020 - 7:22 pm
BART has reaffirmed its commitment to progressive policing, and leadership is aiming to put more money towards police oversight. Board President Lateefah Simon said the gold standards of policing today won’t cut it.
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Riders arrive for the first day of BART service at the Berryessa/North San Jose station.
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Keith Menconi
June 13, 2020 - 1:19 pm
The long-awaited, 1 0-mile BART extension into San Jose is finally open for service as of Saturday.
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George Floyd Police Brutality Protests in Walnut Creek, June 1, 2020
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Megan Goldsby
June 12, 2020 - 7:45 pm
It is time for a change when it comes to policing, says the head of BART’s board of directors.
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South Bay leaders gather to celebrate the opening of BART service to San Jose
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Keith Menconi
June 12, 2020 - 2:40 pm
After two decades of work and countless delays, the BART extension into Santa Clara County is finally ready to open.
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BART Police
BART Police (Photo credit: Sipa/USA)
Carrie Hodousek
June 11, 2020 - 3:43 pm
In light of recent protests against police brutality following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, many BART riders are calling on the BART Board of Directors to defund the agency’s own police department. A member of the Board of Directors is also in hot water following comments made during...
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BART Cuts Train Service In Bay Area During Coronavirus Shutdown
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Tim Ryan
June 08, 2020 - 10:18 am
BART says it is now seeing riders begin to return to the service as more and more businesses reopen in the Bay Area.
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BART is working to procure face mask vending machines at stations
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Margie Shafer
May 29, 2020 - 8:10 am
Coming soon to a BART station near you: face mask vending machines.
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BART announces opening date for long awaited Milpitas and San Jose stations
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Keith Menconi
May 19, 2020 - 1:57 pm
After more than 20 years of planning and work, the long delayed BART extension to San Jose now has an opening date of Saturday, June 13. “This is a very exciting day,” said Cindy Chavez, President of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors at the upcoming Berryessa BART station.
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BART Cuts Train Service In Bay Area During Coronavirus Shutdown
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Margie Shafer
May 12, 2020 - 9:18 pm
BART is joining a coalition of transit agencies in requesting a bailout from the federal government.
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