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Update on Frida Kahlo Way, Lake Merritt BART Development Plans

Two stories dropped Tuesday that are of interest to the safe and livable streets community.

March 27, 2024

BART Grant is Good News for Oakland, Alameda, and Other Cities

Latest round of 'Safe Routes to BART' program includes $16 million for bike and ped improvements leading to and from BART stations

March 4, 2024

BART Celebrates Station Cleanup

>Satisfaction with BART for riders who boarded at Civic Center Station increased 9 points from 68 percent to 77 percent in the latest quarter, according to newly released data

January 31, 2024

Minor BART Derailment Jams Service on New Year’s Day

It was an inauspicious start to the new year for transit, but it's important to maintain perspective on safety. That said, BART has some serious work to do when it comes to communications and managing incidents

January 3, 2024

Are BART Safety Initiatives Starting to Pay Off?

New data implies trains are delayed less frequently due to police incidents

November 8, 2023

BART and Caltrain See Similar Ridership Trends

Conversations are starting about merging BART and Caltrain. Seamless Bay Area has started to look at the numbers that show why that makes sense

November 2, 2023

New Study Looks at How to Make Transit Feel Safe for Everyone

Transit is much safer than driving. That’s just a fact. Nevertheless, if people don’t feel safe, statistics still won’t get them on the train or bus if given a choice.

October 23, 2023

BART’s ‘Tactile Guideways’ Help Visually Impaired People Navigate

Wayfinding on public transit can be challenging enough for people with 20/20 vision. For the blind and visually impaired, tactile and audible cues are essential.

October 10, 2023

Transit Month Event: Disability Access is for Everyone

BART was the first accessible transit system in the country. Advocates want Bay Area transit agencies to do better at keeping buses and trains accessible for all

September 28, 2023