Category Archives: BART

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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BART – Rebuilding work to impact Warm Springs, Dublin, Oakland Airport lines Labor Day Weekend

BART crews will be rebuilding trackway in downtown Oakland during Labor Day weekend to make the system safer, quieter, and more reliable. No trains will run between 19th Street and Fruitvale stations or between West Oakland and Fruitvale stations and … Continue reading

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BART to Antioch Fare Outreach – Thursday, August 17, 2017, 6 to 8am, Antioch BART Station parking & Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 6:30 to 8:30am, Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station

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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Teens (and their parents) take note: BART has new discount for your Clipper card starting Jan. 1

BART is ramping up outreach to teens, encouraging them to switch to Clipper and away from paper tickets. Teens have until Jan. 1, 2018, to make the switch if they want a 50% discount, being expanded to teenagers 13-18, and … Continue reading

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