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
The details on doors: How forcing your way into a BART car can harm service for thousands
BART maintenance workers already are doing everything they can to keep as many cars as possible in service. But they’re facing a growing challenge because of an avoidable problem. BART’s service yards are spending precious work hours repairing train doors that were forced open by riders or otherwise damaged. The latest numbers show through August there were at least 200 cases where vandalized doors caused service delays. On top of those delays, critically-needed cars had to be taken out of service for repairs. In the latest episode of our podcast series “Hidden Tracks: Stories from BART” you can learn more about the problem, how BART is responding, and what riders can do to help.
Read the transcript here: https://www.bart.gov/news/articles/2017/news20170928