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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Major BART Delays Plague Morning Commute

Posted By on Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 7:00 AM

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After the evening commute was slowed by a BART fire, the trains are majorly delayed again this morning due to maintenance issues along the Pittsburg/Bay Point line.

Needless to say, this really isn't a good month for BART.

According to BART, this morning's mechanical glitch happened just before 6 a.m. forcing the transit agency to single-track trains between Rockridge and Lafayette. The backup created 45-minute delays for already tired and grumpy commuters trying to get to San Francisco.

As of 7 a.m., commuters were still facing 30 minute-delays.

So, yes, some of you will be very late for work, but at least you don't have to ride the ferry on this chilly October morning.


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Erin Sherbert

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.

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