Bay News Rising

Professional and college reporters training collaboratively for the future of Bay Area journalism. Bay News Rising is a project of the Pacific Media Workers Guild made possible by the labor and contributions of its members.

The busking life: An inside look at BART’s impromptu performers.

By Brian Howey, Bay News Rising Staff Reporter They strum, hum and literally bend over backwards to entertain passengers and passersby in BART stations and on trains. For buskers, hurtling … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Housing prices drive up commute time, but shrink family, social time for a far flung workforce

By Patrick Cochran, Bay News Rising staff reporter — Ask commuters rushing to catch a Pittsburg-bound BART train at the end of a busy work day to describe their twice-a-day trek … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment