BART appoints Robert Powers as 10th general manager

Prior to his appointment at BART, Powers worked as an executive for the Seattle Department of Transportation and the Baltimore City Department of Transportation. In addition to his experience in other cities, Powers has seven years under his belt working at BART. 
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Inside of Berkeley BART station

Increased safety proposals by BART general manager underway

Starting Monday, Bay Area Rapid Transit, or BART, began to enhance public safety by mandating police and fare inspectors to work extra hours in the service’s busiest areas in order to “bolster their visible presence and enhance public safety,” according to a BART press release.
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BART, unions continue negotiations; strike temporarily averted

Unions representing BART employees continued to negotiate with BART management late into Wednesday night, failing to come to an agreement as of press time but temporarily averting a transportation logjam that would have forced about 400,000 Bay Area commuters to find alternative transportation on Thursday.
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