Nice rack! BART installing new system to thwart bike thefts
May 8, 2017
BART is considering high-tech means to ensure its riders’ locked bikes stay put. The transit agency is getting ready to test out a new high-security bike rack inside the 16th and Mission station that will allow users to secure their bikes with a swipe of their Clipper cards. A solar-powered version of the system is […]
It’s no hamster wheel but …
February 28, 2017
OMG, you guys, a BART escalator was actually working!
Don’t get hung up on the third rail
August 26, 2016
BART’s little known “Land line.”
Denied by BART, artist stages guerrilla art exhibition
October 30, 2015
After months of work, Vic De La Rosa wasn’t about to let BART put the brakes on his art installation. Denied permission after he was scheduled to display his controversial woven posters in cases at the 16th and Mission Street BART plaza, De La Rosa hung them there anyway on Tuesday for two hours during […]
Cranky new pee walls bite you back
July 24, 2015
Gentlemen, be careful where you point that thing. The Mission now has three new “pee walls” coated with a special repellant paint that returns urine to its sender. Modeled after a program in Hamburg, Germany, the walls are among nine locations in the city that have been treated with Ultra-Ever Dry hydrophobic coating that deters […]
What a relief! City working to boost bathroom options near 16th and Mission
May 21, 2015
Breathe easy, the Mission’s poop problem might soon be a thing of the past. Last week, with help from employees from the San Francisco Clean City Coalition, the city began staffing the green self-cleaning toilet outside the 16th and Mission BART station and installed used needle and dog waste receptacles nearby. Like the similarly named […]
Not the organ you expect to see
December 20, 2014
Oh, hi. I seem to be in a bit of a predicament.
Fight the frizz
September 25, 2014
Bad hair days suck. Luckily, someone thought to leave a giant tub of hair gel by the BART station.
August 26, 2014
Fight Monday in the 16th Street BART plaza. Accusations that someone took someone else’s stuff and slept with his “woman.”
Where the rubber meets the …
July 15, 2014
From the archives: sexy time in the BART station.