BART

Image: a woman waits for BART at Fruitvale station. Photo: Noah Berger
11/15/2016
The results of last week’s national elections are still sinking in. Trump’s inflammatory and offensive comments about people of color, women, immigrants, Muslims, and people with disabilities (to...
Image: Nans and Anjali.
Anjali Mehta
10/31/2016
A few weeks ago I took my grandmother on her very first BART ride. Everything went smoothly until an avoidable accident shook us up and brought home the need to pass Measure RR and make BART safer....
Westcat bus in El Cerrito
Joël Ramos Headshot
10/06/2016
Although TransForm spent over a year working on Contra Costa Measure X (a transportation sales tax measure that would raise $2.9 billion over 30 years), we have ultimately decided to stay neutral on...
Image: a young man uses his Clipper card to take BART. Photo: Federica Armstrong
Joël Ramos Headshot
08/02/2016
When I read about last week’s derailment of the WMTA train in Washington D.C., I got nervous. The cause of the derailment (which left thousands of commuters stranded and delayed while the Orange and...
Image: a young woman and a little boy on the BART elevator at 19th St station, Oakland. Photo: Frederica Armstrong.
Bianca Taylor Headshot
04/19/2016
Bay Area sports are feeling pretty golden right now. For the second year in a row, the Golden State Warriors have dominated the NBA season, impressing us with their superhuman athleticism and...
Flickr: Paul Sullivan
02/02/2016
The Bay Area is facing an extreme housing crisis. Over the past several years, our region has not built enough housing, nor has it kept up with the ever increasing housing demand. Housing prices have...
Flickr David Yu
Joël Ramos Headshot
01/25/2016
I’ve been fortunate to call San Francisco home for the last 10 years. And in just a few days, the city will also become a temporary home to something else (pretty big): Super Bowl 50. Even if you’...
Photo credit: Richard Bendix
12/03/2015
It’s a wonderful feeling to roll my wheelchair out of an afternoon concert with the San Francisco Symphony knowing accessible rail transit is only blocks away. The Bay Area pioneered disabled...
Joël Ramos Headshot
11/24/2015
Winter is coming, and with luck, the predictions of a strong El Niño year will come true and end our multi-year drought. Those rainy days are notorious for causing morning slowdowns on Bay Area roads...
BART conductors at Lake Merritt station show off their stylish uniforms in the 1970’s. Photo: BART
Joël Ramos Headshot
09/11/2015
This Friday, BART turns 43! Since the system’s opening day on September 11, 1972, BART has seen many milestones. There have been big earthquakes, tech booms, and eight new American presidents...

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