Tag Archives: BART

Naked Acrobat Terrorizes BART Riders

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: A video emerged Monday depicting a bizarre incident at a San Francisco BART station last month, with a naked man accosting several passengers and doing flips, handstands, the splits and other gymnastic maneuvers on the BART turnstiles. The video, recorded May 10 by a BART station agent at the 16th Street Mission Station, shows the ...

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BART To Strike On Monday

Union employees of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) are set to begin a strike on Monday. Bay Area residents face the prospect of a commuting nightmare Monday morning after the president of BART’s second-largest union announced that it will go on strike at the end of service Sunday night. If Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555, which represents about 900 train ...

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BART Cop Arrested In Shooting Of Unarmed Passenger

New videos have surfaced in the case of the SF Bay Area transit cop who shot an unarmed and unresisting BART passenger in the back on New Year’s Day. (This is the incident referred to in yesterday’s quote from Al Sharpton.) The shooting prompted days of rioting in Oakland. The BART officer was arrested yesterday. The Barbara Jordan/Bayard Rustin Black ...

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