Category Archives: BART

BART’s Guaranteed Carpool Parking Program Expands to Orinda and Rockridge

Beginning November 13th, BART will reserve parking spaces in the permit area at the Orinda and Rockridge BART stations for commuters using the carpool app, Scoop. This opening is an expansion of the Carpool to BART program which currently operates … Continue reading

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Pittsburg/Bay Point (yellow) line will run every 20-40 minutes east of Rockridge Sunday, November 12, 2017

On Sunday, November 12, BART will need to single-track trains through the Caldecott BART Tunnel as we perform maintenance work inside the tunnel that will result in more reliable service. The single-tracking is for the safety of our workers. The … Continue reading

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BART to Antioch and Pittsburg

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 … Continue reading

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BART – Taking Aim at Noise Pollution

Last year in August, BART announced a design breakthrough hailed as music to our riders’ ears: a small change in the way train wheels contact the rails that our engineers hoped would make a big difference toward reducing noise. By … Continue reading

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The details on doors: How forcing your way into a BART car can harm service for thousands

BART maintenance workers already are doing everything they can to keep as many cars as possible in service. But they’re facing a growing challenge because of an avoidable problem. BART’s service yards are spending precious work hours repairing train doors … Continue reading

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BART has a plan for expected surge in bike usage

Several exciting initiatives are underway to make BART even more accessible for bicyclists. In the latest edition of “Hidden Tracks: Stories from BART,” we’ll hear from BART Bicycle Program Manager Steve Beroldo. From a big expansion in the Ford GoBike … Continue reading

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BART Reducing Speed Systemwide during Heat Wave

As a precaution against potential rail movement, BART will be reducing speeds between noon and 8 p.m. on most outdoor parts of the system for the duration of this regional heat wave. Riders should anticipate travel time increases of 10 … Continue reading

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