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New BART station opens in Fremont

New BART station opens in Fremont

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2017
Filed under Metro, Showcase

A huge glass rotunda with bright red letters that spell Warm Springs / South Fremont greeted riders on March 25 when the new BART station opened for business. It’s been seven years, just less than $800 million and the new station is running, but not without hiccups. The new station does not yet offer full serv...

Affordable housing emerges in Hayward

Denika Williams,
Contributor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Metro

In an effort to meet the rising local demand for affordable housing, a Northern California housing development agency called Eden Housing teamed up with BART and city officials to construct a 151-unit low income apartment complex for families and seniors near the South Hayward BART station. ...

New shuttle aims to connect campus to housing

New shuttle aims to connect campus to housing

Michele Dennis,
Contributor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Campus

Fall transfer student Rohit Reddy uses a new university loop shuttle up to five times a day. He travels back and forth from his classes at the science building to his dorm at University Village, and then back up to the Dining Commons for meals. The walk between his dorm and campus takes up to 30 minu...

BART can’t find engineers

BART can’t find engineers

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
July 27, 2016
Filed under Metro

Jobs can be hard to come by in the Bay Area, but not for engineers. Bay Area Rapid Transit has been trying to fill more than 200 positions in the engineering and maintenance departments for “months” according to BART Communications Department Manager Alicia Trost. Some of the openings include...

BART: Agency needs to fill 62 jobs by November

BART: Agency needs to fill 62 jobs by November

Erin Baldassari,
East Bay Times
July 20, 2016
Filed under Metro

Facing a shortage of roughly one-third of its professional engineering and technical staff, aging infrastructure and growing capital needs, BART has an ambitious plan to fill more than 60 vacancies by November, agency officials said. The BART board of directors last week approved up to $500,000 to...

Plane crash in Hayward disrupts BART service

Plane crash in Hayward disrupts BART service

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
June 23, 2016
Filed under Metro

A plane crash in South Hayward, on the BART tracks between Union City and South Hayward stations, disrupted service for a few hours on Sunday afternoon. According to BART Public Information Officer Denisse Gonzalez, the pilot and lone occupant of the Piper PA23 model plane died after the plane cras...

New project to reduce BART track noise

New project to reduce BART track noise

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
May 18, 2016
Filed under Metro

Last Thursday the BART Board of Directors approved a rail replacement project that will cut screeching noises to a minimum on two of its loudest sections of the track, beginning in September. Over Labor Day weekend, BART will replace the rail and install rail dampers to 3,000 feet of track between ...

BART reduce ruidos de pista a través de su proyecto

BART reduce ruidos de pista a través de su proyecto

Kali Persall,
Jefe de Redacción
May 18, 2016
Filed under Spanish

El jueves pasado el Consejo de Administración de BART aprobó un proyecto de sustitución de ferrocarril que reducirá los ruidos chirriantes al mínimo, en dos de sus secciones más ruidosas de la pista, a partir de septiembre. Durante el fin de semana del Día de Trabajo, BART reemplazará el ferrocarr...

BART males continúan para clientes

BART males continúan para clientes

Louis LaVenture,
Editor En Jefe
April 14, 2016
Filed under Spanish

De acuerdo con el BART, en un día promedio cerca de 440,000 pasajeros utilizan el sistema, que son aproximadamente 100,000 más de lo que sirvió hace sólo cinco años. En marzo de 17 funcionarios revelaron que el servicio de BART entre las estaciones de Pittsburg-Bay Point y el Norte de Concord sería ...

BART woes continue for Bay Area customers

BART woes continue for Bay Area customers

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 13, 2016
Filed under Metro, Showcase

According to BART, on an average weekday about 440,000 passengers use the system, which are roughly 100,000 more than it served just five years ago. On March 17 officials revealed that BART service between the Pittsburg-Bay Point and North Concord stations would be shut down for an indefinite amount of ...

Man allegedly shoots self at West Oakland BART station

Just witnessed a shooting at West Oakland Bart station. Heard a bang. Then saw 2 cops and a black man on the ground. He...

Posted by Akshay Dodeja on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Bryan Cordova ,
Managing Editor
September 2, 2015
Filed under Metro, Showcase

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, Akshay Dodeja tweeted out a photo at 8:14 p.m. that stated, “Just witnessed a shooting at West Oakland Bart station. 2 police men. 1 black man.” The photo contained two policemen and one man who was on the ground and allegedly shot. Later that evening BART officials released a...

Arte viene a decorar los estaciones de BART

Por Louis LaVenture,
Editor de Deportes y del Campus
August 27, 2015
Filed under Spanish

La junta directiva de BART votó en unanimidad el 13 de agosto a favor de un proyecto denominado “Arte en el Tránsito,” que dará a los artistas la oportunidad de decorar áreas designadas en las estaciones, además de algunas zonas ya decoradas. Las tres estaciones mencionadas en los planes...

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