BART Weighs New Ordinance to Crack Down on Fare Cheaters

By Dan Brekke, KQED News Fix

It was that rarest of occurrences: a heart-warming BART moment.

Exiting just ahead of me at San Francisco’s 16th/Mission station one day last week, a woman, probably in her 20s, approached an unlocked side gate on the station’s concourse. 

She glanced behind her and toward the agent’s booth, 20 yards or so away, to see if anyone who would do anything was watching.

Then she pushed the gate open and left without paying her fare … almost.

Read the complete story at KQED News Fix.