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News, The Snitch BART Delays for Everyone This Morning (Updated)

BART Delays for Everyone This Morning (Updated)

A pair of mishaps led to BART commuters this morning having plenty of extra time to get to know their fellow passengers. A mechanical failure that took a train out of service at West Oakland station exacerbated an earlier delay…
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News, The Snitch BART Train Disabled In Tunnel Will Ruin Your Morning Commute

BART Train Disabled In Tunnel Will Ruin Your Morning Commute

If you're reading this as you walk out the door in the East Bay en route to San Francisco, you might consider having a second cup of coffee. No one's gonna notice. A BART train that broke down in the…
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News, The Snitch Power Outage Left BART Trains in Rail Yard

Power Outage Left BART Trains in Rail Yard

City-bound commuters left cooling their heels this morning along BART's Richmond line can thank the Bay Area's favorite company for their delays: PG&E. A PG&E power outage in Berkeley led to a series of mishaps, culminating in trains being stuck…
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News, The Snitch BART Delays for City-Bound Riders

BART Delays for City-Bound Riders

It's going to be one of those Mondays for BART riders heading toward the city from San Francisco Airport and Millbrae. A "trackside problem" or "equipment problem" at SFO has led to delays of 20 to 30 minutes for trains…
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News, The Snitch BART Delays Lead to Frustrating Morning Commute

BART Delays Lead to Frustrating Morning Commute

A pair of mishaps led to BART commuters this morning having plenty of extra time to get to know their fellow passengers. A mechanical failure that took a train out of service at West Oakland station exacerbated an earlier delay…
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News, The Snitch Busy Day on BART Tracks: Parolee Chase, Passenger Trapped Beneath Train

Busy Day on BART Tracks: Parolee Chase, Passenger Trapped Beneath Train

Passengers in BART trains spent an ungodly amount of time stuck going nowhere today, but it could always be worse. You could be stuck beneath the train, which was the case at Embarcadero not long ago. Major delays are in…
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News, The Snitch BART Commuters: Start Out Your Day With Delays

BART Commuters: Start Out Your Day With Delays

If you commute to work via BART, today is an attitude check for you. Will news that the system's trains are running half an hour late induce you to get out of the house that much earlier? Or do you…
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News, The Snitch BART Still Pondering Why Virtually New Coupling Device Fell Apart

BART Still Pondering Why Virtually New Coupling Device Fell Apart

In the wake of this morning's incident in the BART transbay tube -- in which a coupling device fractured, splitting a nine-car train into five- and four-car segments -- the agency and its riders were left with three unsettling possibilities:…
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News, The Snitch 'Pretty Big' Equipment Break Caused BART Morning Meltdown

'Pretty Big' Equipment Break Caused BART Morning Meltdown

The fracturing of the "yoke assembly" holding two train cars together caused a BART train to split into two segments this morning in the transbay tunnel, the agency is reporting. BART spokesman Jim Allison described the failed yoke assembly as…
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News, The Snitch BART Morning Meltdown Reverberates Into Long Delays

BART Morning Meltdown Reverberates Into Long Delays

The saying around BART has always been "When BART goes down, it goes down big." That's the nature of a system with so many trains running on so few lines (Muni riders can commiserate). And BART truly went down big…
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