Tips, Tricks & Tutorials

To get the most out of BART during the current health crisis

There are many things that we must do differently now due to the current health crisis, and incident turnouts and altered procedures within the emergency services are no exception.

We’ve put together this list of different ways you can use the BART system to help with communications and situation awareness.


Communication is very important in this current situation, particularly when there may be more members available during the day.

Situation Awareness

Use BART to see other members and appliances on a map within BART – in real time.


There have been improvements and additions to Availability and you can see an overview (Video: Understanding Availability)


Events can help with organising and forward planning activities, strike teams and training sessions. Events be used in conjunction with the crew builder for recording member activity (Video: Introduction to Events)