Category Archives: BART

Clipper Card only at Downtown Berkeley Station – Starting on Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Starting on Tuesday, September 24, the ticket vending machines at the Downtown Berkeley BART Station will only sell the reusable, reloadable, and regionally accepted Clipper card. BART is rolling out a four-station pilot program to eliminate the sale of paper … Continue reading

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Board Approves Purchase of New Headquarters Saving Public Funds in the Future

The BART Board today approved moving the agency’s headquarters to an Oakland building it will buy to save millions in the long-term and to create greater efficiencies. With today’s action, BART is scheduled to move into 2150 Webster Street in … Continue reading

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BART to reduce public impacts from Lafayette track rebuild

The construction team rebuilding a large section of trackway near the Lafayette Station is ahead of schedule and that is allowing BART to lessen the public impact of remaining track work. Workers have been active around-the-clock during two previous shutdown … Continue reading

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Clipper Card only at Powell Street Station – Starting on Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Starting on  Tuesday, September 3,  at the Powell 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 … Continue reading

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Labor Day weekend track shutdown between Orinda and Walnut Creek and planned eastbound Highway 24 lane closures

The second of six scheduled weekend track shutdowns between the Orinda and Walnut Creek stations will happen this Labor Day weekend (August 31-September 2) to allow for major track replacement work funded by voter-approved Measure RR on BART’s busiest line.  … Continue reading

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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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