- Big decisions are rarely clear-cut. Tilles, Alan // Urgent Communications Exclusive Insight;7/ 3/2012, p1
The author discusses the shutdown by the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit district (BART) of cellular service on the system to prevent what authorities believed was a dangerous public-safety situation. He disagrees with the view of many people that the move is a First Amendment issue. He...
- Never Forget: 8/11 Attack on Democracy. Lee, Mike // Guild Notes;Summer2012, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p10
The article offers information on the demonstration which resulted to an alleged killing of protester by the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) private police force in San Francisco, California on August 11, 2011. It notes that the said police forces intentionally obstruct cell phone networks for the...
- FCC to set standard for mass communications disruptions. // Urgent Communications Exclusive Insight;12/6/2011, p4
The article reports on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) standard for disruptions in mass communications. It mentions the investigation conducted by its chairman Julius Genachowski in the preemptive disconnection of mobile phone towers by the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)...
- Seismic Retrofitting Will Not Come Cheap for Cash-Strapped BART. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;6/10/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31404, p40
Reports the need for Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) of seismic retrofitting boost throughout the entire systems. Probability of a large-magnitude earthquake occurring in the region; Possibility of liquefaction of the ground near the Transbay Tube; Necessity for seismic upgrades for BART...
- BART Weighs $1.7B in Seismic Upgrade Bonds to Keep Trains Rolling. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;7/23/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31433, p3
Reports the bond proposals for seismic upgrades by Bay Area Rapid Transit in the U.S. Emphasis on the life safety issue; Identification of seismic standards; Derivation of a statewide school bond measure for water system development.
- On Way to Ballot, BART Reduces Plan's Size. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;7/29/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31437, p3
Reports the reduction of the bond plan to upgrade Bay Area Rapid Transit in San Francisco, California. Elimination of the anti-terrorism security equipment in the plan; Presentation of other options; Decision on the fate of the bond plan.
- BART grows to 95 miles, 39 stations. // Railway Age;May97, Vol. 198 Issue 5, p30
Reports on the extension of Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). Other new BART stations.
- BART Beleaguered. // Time;9/30/1974, Vol. 104 Issue 14, p90
The article reports on the trip which officially launched the first regional urban rail-transit system on the morning of September 16, 1974. It says that the shiny aluminum train traveled out of Oakland, California through a tunnel under the bay and into San Francisco. It states that the Bay...
- Seismic Retrofitting Is a Must, Says BART Board in Wake of Bond Defeat. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;11/8/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31509, p5
Reports on the failure of bond issue by Bay Area Rapid Transit issued for seismic retrofitting of its system. Reasons for failing of the bond issue; Support of the bond issue by various counties in California; Need for retrofitting.