Transit unions posted a memo sent by the VTA, that a light rail operator trainee tested positive.
Caltrain announced Thursday that it will reduce its weekday train service by more than half starting next week amid sharp ridership losses due to the novel coronavirus.
Muni Metro subway stations will be closed, except for downtown stations which will remain open to customers taking BART during their operating hours.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced Wednesday that one of its employees has tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Andre Senior reports.
A $2 trillion federal novel coronavirus stimulus package will include $25 billion in relief funding for public transit agencies across the country, an allocation BART General Manager Bob Powers called "critical lifeline funds" Wednesday.
AC Transit began offering fare free rides during the coronavirus health crisis, asked passengers to access buses through rear doors.
Three lanes are blocked in the east bound direction because of the crash. It's not clear if the carjacking suspect got away or was apprehended.
BART officials said ridership after 9 p.m. currently represents only 3 percent of the total amount each day, and the agency decided closing early was a better option than running shorter or less frequent trains.
BART will continue regular service during a shelter-in-place order across the Bay Area to mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus, the transit agency announced Monday.
BART ridership continues to plummet amid concerns about COVID-19, the transit agency said Saturday.
The officer in question is BART Officer Joseph Mateu, who was cleared two years ago by the District Attorney's Office following the shooting.
Henry Lee reports.
That's a loss of about $600,000 every weekday.
Bay Area transportation officials are bracing for how they will respond if the coronavirus outbreak gets worse and health officials demand they change protocols and take more drastic steps, including shutting down service.
On the first day of deliberations, the jury has reached a verdict for John Cowell, accused of fatally stabbing Nia Wilson and injuring her sister Letifah on an Oakland BART station platform.
According to a spokesman for the agency, BART ridership from March 2 to March 5 was down 8 percent compared to ridership from Feb. 24 to 27.
BART said it's ridership fell 8% last week due in part to an increase in telecommuting amid the coronavirus outbreak.
An equipment problem on the BART tracks has prompted the closure of train service between the Richmond and El Cerrito Plaza stations Tuesday morning.
Attorneys presented closing arguments Monday in the murder trial of John Cowell in the deadly stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at an Oakland BART station.