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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

BART Uses Queen Song and a Pair of Crocs to Demonstrate Safety Tips

Posted By on Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 10:51 AM

BART released some interesting news this morning: five out of every 1 million passengers are hurt at train stations. No word on how many of those five were drunk or texting — or drunk and texting. 

Regardless of this random statistic, the transit agency decided that was five was still one too many. Inspired by Queen and David Bowie (not Vanilla Ice), BART put together this helpful, if not entertaining, video with hints on how to avoid falling onto the tracks and getting crushed by closing train doors.

Featured in this quasi music video are some edgy scenes: riders giving up their seats for others, a pair of orange Crocs, trains arriving on time, and a BART police officer having a cordial conversation with a passenger. 


And just because:

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Erin Sherbert

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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