The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is nearing completion of a new rail passenger service on approximately 10 miles of new track between the existing Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station and Antioch at Hillcrest. The Pittsburg Center and Antioch stations are expected to open for service May 2018.
Here are some facts about the new stations and service:
Estimated travel time to board a train at Antioch and arrive at the Pittsburg/Bay Point Transfer Platform is 10 minutes.
- Removes cars from highway and roads
- Reduces vehicle miles traveled by 99 million/year
- Carries as many people as an additional lane of Highway 4
- Improves freeway operations
- Reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 260,000 lbs/day
- Reduces consumption of energy and petroleum
Access to Tri-Delta Transit and County Connection buses, as well as parking, taxi, and “kiss and ride” passenger drop off areas.
BART plans to extend its distance-based fare structure for the BART to Antioch extension.
The hours of operation are the same as the existing BART System. The BART to Antioch trains will connect with BART trains at the Pittsburg/Bay Point Transfer Platform.