May 3, 1983 - The AIRPORTER bus service begins shuttles from the Embarcadero station to San Francisco International Airport.
March 21, 1994 - BART's new operation center opens underneath the Lake Merritt Administration Building.
November 1999 - San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is created when MUNI and the Department of Traffic are combined.
June 22, 2003 - BART officially opens a line to San Francisco International Airport.
June 25, 2006 - BART ridership surpasses 100 million - 100,128,800 for the 2006 fiscal year ending June 30.
January 1, 2009 - BART police officer Johannes Mehserle shoots and kills unarmed Oscar Grant on a BART platform at the Fruitvale Station in Oakland. Officer Mehserle later resigns, is arrested, tried and convicted of involuntary manslaughter.
July 3, 2011 - BART and Oakland police shoot and kill knife-wielding Charles Blair Hill at the civic Center Station in Oakland.
August 11, 2011 - BART cuts off wireless network service for three hours at several San Francisco stations to prevent coordinated protests of the shooting of Hill.
August 15, 2011 - "Flash mobs" close several BART stations for more than two hours in protest to BART shutting off wireless service.
August 18, 2011 - BART Police Officers Association website is hacked for the second time by the group Anonymous in retaliation for the wireless service shutdown of August 11. The group publishes the personal and home information of the police officers publicly on the internet.
August 22, 2011 - BART stations are closed as protestors demonstrate against the wireless service shutoff. The closures are said to be an attempt to prevent the demonstrations from reaching the station platform.
September 9, 2011 - Arrests are made and the Powell Street BART Station is closed as protesters attempt to demonstrate.
July 1, 2013 - BART unions go on strike. The dispute centers on pay and benefits.
July 5, 2013 - Although contract negotiations are not finished, BART union workers end their strike and return to work.