‘Major medical emergency’ spurs temporary closure of Balboa Park BART station

SAN FRANCISCO – The Balboa Park BART station was closed Friday night due to a “major medical emergency” involving a person in the trackway, according to the transit agency. The closure, which was announced by BART around 9:35 p.m., resulted in major systemwide delays. “At last check, emergency responders said the person in the trackway … Read more

Update: BART fixes power issues that caused stuck train on Transbay Tube, major delays

Update: BART fixes power issues that caused stuck train on Transbay Tube, major delays – CBS San Francisco Watch CBS News Bay Area Rapid Transit officials announced Friday night that power issues that led to a disabled train inside the Transbay Tube and major delays through much of the day have been resolved. Be the … Read more

BART to lift COVID-19 mask mandate on October 1

OAKLAND – Officials with Bay Area Rapid Transit announced Thursday that the current mask mandate would expire on October 1, one of the last places in the region where pandemic-era mask rules remain in place. The agency’s Board of Directors approved a new resolution on masks that would trigger a mask mandate when public health … Read more