Hidden Tracks: Stories from BART
About This Show
Welcome to BART's new podcast series "Hidden Tracks: Stories from BART." Our podcasts will give you an inside look at BART, the San Francisco Bay Area's rapid transit system that carries an average of more than 430,000 passengers on a typical weekday. This is your source for stories about the people who make the system work and our riders.
Most Recent Episode
Meet the woman who watches over the third rail
7 days ago
In the latest edition of our podcast series “Hidden Tracks: Stories from BART” we learn more about one of the people who plays a critical role in keeping the system running. Stephanie Bookout is an electrical foreworker who is part of the team that watches over the third rail, which provides power to all of our trains. Bookout has been with BART for nearly 10 years and has advanced to a supervisor’s position in what has been a male-dominated profession. Bookout talks about what it’s like to help manage the lifeline of the BART system and how challenging that job can be when we go through wet weather.