Category Archives: BART

BART Secures $1.7 million Federal Grant for Police Patrols

BART’s continuing focus on safety and security for riders and increased police presence has received a funding infusion via a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). BART has been awarded $1.7 million to pay for continued police patrols … Continue reading

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August and September Weekend delays between Orinda and Walnut Creek BART Stations, bus bridge, and Highway 24 lane closures

BART IS making extensive repairs and upgrades to the track between Orinda and Walnut Creek stations on most weekends through October, including some upcoming full weekend closures with bus bridges. Using Measure RR funds, we will be replacing track and … Continue reading

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BART this weekend plans longer trains and additional event trains, no single tracking

BART is planning for a very eventful weekend across the Bay Area and will not be single-tracking anywhere in the system as part of Measure RR-funded rebuilding efforts. BART plans to run longer trains and select additional event trains this weekend … Continue reading

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BART – Clipper Card Only Pilot – Starting on August 5 at the Oakland 19th Street Station

Starting on August 5 at the 19th Street Station, BART will begin expanding the number of stations where the only fare product available for purchase is the reusable, reloadable, and regionally accepted Clipper card. BART is rolling out a pilot program … Continue reading

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Robert Powers is Selected as BART General Manager

Today the BART Board of Directors unanimously appointed Robert “Bob” Powers to take over as BART’s tenth General Manager. Powers, a professional engineer with more than 20 years of experience in the public transportation industry overseeing major infrastructure projects and … Continue reading

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BART survey about a possible bicycle-pedestrian bridge across Highway 4 for access to the Antioch Station

BART is exploring interest in a bicycle-pedestrian bridge across State Route 4 (Highway 4) to the south of the Antioch Station. We would like to know if you think this bridge would help you get to that station. Please visit … Continue reading

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Race for Space: BART hosts Twitter Town Hall on crowding June 20

Race for Space: BART hosts Twitter Town Hall on crowding June 20 It’s crowded out there. We know it can feel like a sardine can sometimes. BART’s got a plan to help – but we need your help, too. Join … Continue reading

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