Category Archives: BART

BART’s 15 step plan to welcome back riders as the region opens

BART is working hard to reimagine transit service as the region begins to reopen and riders return.  We understand the public is looking to us to provide reassurance that service is as safe as possible and social distancing is followed. … Continue reading

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BART to begin Clipper-only sales at San Francisco International Airport Station

On Monday, June 1, 2020 BART will eliminate the sales of paper tickets at San Francisco International Airport Station as it expands the number of stations where the only fare product available for purchase is the reusable, reloadable and regionally … Continue reading

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Critical rail replacement coming at Orinda Station; first track shutdown weekend May 9-10

BART is moving forward with a track replacement project near the Orinda Station, which will require five weekend track shutdowns between the Lafayette and Rockridge stations.  Preliminary work is already underway on the effort to replace critical track components that … Continue reading

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Face Coverings Required at BART

County health orders in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, and San Mateo now require all riders to wear face coverings inside BART stations and on-board trains. The orders also require BART to take reasonable measures to remind the public that … Continue reading

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Critical rail replacement coming at Orinda Station; weekend track closures start in May

BART is moving forward with a track replacement project near the Orinda Station, which will require five weekend track shutdowns between the Lafayette and Rockridge stations.  Preliminary work is already underway on the effort to replace critical track components that … Continue reading

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Upcoming BART Track Replacement Project – April to July

Between April and July 2020, BART crews will be working around the clock to replace the aging interlocking and other track components located between Rockridge and Lafayette stations. An interlocking is like a highway intersection for trains. It allows trains … Continue reading

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BART to run every 30 minutes Monday-Friday

As the Bay Area counties have now extended mandatory shelter in place orders, BART service needs to be reduced to match demand, increase essential rebuilding projects, save costs, and maintain reliable service based on staffing levels. Starting Wednesday, April 8, … Continue reading

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