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CPUC Fines BART For 1.3M Over Safety Failures

NBC Bay Area-


The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday issued a $1.3 million fine to BART for safety violations that led to the death of two workers who were struck by a train between the Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill stations in 2013.

Along with the fine, the largest the CPUC has ever imposed on a public agency for safety violations, the commission at its meeting in San Francisco Thursday also placed BART on probation for three years.

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