Category Archives: The Daily Bart

Another Death on Bart Tracks

Luckily, I was planning to work from home today. Because when I opened up my news app, the first thing I saw was this: This is my Bart station. And this is the third time this year that someone has … Continue reading

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A Sad Day for Bart

Today is a very sad day for Bart…a Bart police officer fatally shot a fellow officer while searching a suspect’s apartment. That’s what the news outlets are reporting. A thousand questions lie behind this story that demand answers. There aren’t … Continue reading

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How to Ride BART

How to Ride Bart – Part 1 Catching a ride on a Bart train is a confusing and mysterious process, vaguely described on the Bart website but mostly left up to erstwhile riders to figure out. Eventually, even the dumbest … Continue reading

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The Bart Vapors

It happened again this morning. I’ve seen it happen a few times now. It’s almost happened to me, but I’ve learned to control it. So it’s cold this morning, 40 degrees, really cold for this part of California. Everybody bundles … Continue reading

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The Daily Bart

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Welcome to the Daily Bart. If you’re lucky enough to live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you’re well acquainted with Bart. We love it and we hate it, but we use it–some of us … Continue reading

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Plugged in and Tuned out

Almost everyone on Bart is plugged into some type of mobile device – phones  and tablets of every brand. I’ve seen gray-haired grandmothers, white wires sprouting from their ears, tediously pecking away at a tiny touchscreen. Headphones are also popular; … Continue reading

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Strangers on a Train

The Daily Bart started well, on this Friday the 13th. Even tho I opted for the later train, I was still able to score a parking spot in my prime area on the first floor of the parking deck. Since … Continue reading

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