Category Archives: BART

Temporary parking changes at Concord BART Station starting March 2017

As part of the Plaza improvements at the Concord BART Station, BART will need to temporarily close some Fee and relocate some Permit parking spaces at the station in two Phases. We will post signs 72 hours in advance of … Continue reading

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BART – Elevator Floor Replacement Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre Station 1/30 to 2/3/2017

On Monday, 1/30 we will begin work to replace the floor on the elevator at Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre Station that serves the platform for trains to San Francisco. We will be upgrading the splashguards and flooring in the elevator … Continue reading

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Installation of Carport Solar Panels Lafayette Station Parking lots January 23 to March 31, 2017

Starting Monday, January 23, BART will start to temporarily fence off sections of the Fee parking lots at Lafayette Station in order to allow Solar City to install carports with solar panels on top. Approximately 200 spaces in each section will … Continue reading

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Expect BART Delays from Orinda to Lafayette this coming weekend – Saturday & Sunday, January 7-8, 2017

Because of urgent track repairs taking place during the overnight hours, BART will be running trains at low speed through the area between Orinda and Lafayette stations. This will cause delays up to 20 minutes on the line. Please plan … Continue reading

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BART Announces Transbay Tube Internal Retrofit Project

From BART General Manager Grace Crunican On December 1, the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) Board of Directors authorized me to award a $267 million contract for the BART Earthquake Safety Program (ESP) Transbay Tube (TBT) Internal … Continue reading

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More BART News – New BART wheel tech shushes screeching rails

There’s news about noise: using what is literally cutting edge technology, BART is slightly changing the surface of the train wheels to make for a quieter ride. The new “wheel profile” is already being used on the Fleet of the … Continue reading

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BART – Meet the Fleet: New trains will showcase many environmentally friendly features

The engineers tasked with designing BART’s Fleet of the Future faced an unenviable feat: creating train cars even more environmentally friendly than the current ones, which are already among the nation’s best on that score. “These are going to be … Continue reading

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