Friday, March 18, 2016

BART Equipment Failures Lead to Station Shutdown

BART equipment failures have led to a shutdown between the North Concord and Pittsburg-Bay Point stations as experts try to solve a major electrical problem damaging cars and taking trains out of service indefinitely. Thousands of Bay Area residents that rely on BART services every day are infuriated by the overcrowding and closures resulting. BART carries over 400,000 passengers every weekday and there are fears that BART will not be able to fix the problem for months. Pacifica’s Emma Riley reports: