Save BART!

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....
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 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’...
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...
Flickr: Ricky Romero
Joël Ramos Headshot
08/31/2015
For the hard-working staff of BART, Labor Day weekend won’t be a restful one. Instead, maintenance crews will spend three whole days repairing and improving the Transbay Tube. This means that from...
TransForm staff ride BART to the Oakland A's Pride night
Bianca Taylor Headshot
06/24/2015
At TransForm, we have a lot of pride. We’re proud of the work we do every day to make California a more connected and fair place for everyone to live. We’re also proud to work alongside one...
Flickr: Sergio Ruiz
Joël Ramos Headshot
06/15/2015
After three months of planning, two online town halls, and one very important meeting, the BART Board of Directors has approved its 2016 budget – and we’re thrilled with the outcome. Since April,...
Joël Ramos Headshot
03/30/2015
Spring is in the air, and if you’re like me, you’re counting down the days until April 5: Opening Day. Oakland A’s fans brushing up on their Bernie lean have been waiting for April 5, 2015...

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