Linton Johnson out as BART spokesperson

SAN FRANCISCO

BART officials decided to move him out of the media and public affairs office. They say he will remain at the same salary working as the strategic program manager for external affairs.

Johnson came under fire for his response to BART protests, including a plan he says he suggested to shut off cell phone service during an anti-police protest.

Johnson declined to comment on his re-assignment.

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