Category Archives: eBART

Contra Costa Transportation Authority Adopts Transformative 30-year Plan and Approves the Placement of Tax Measure on November 8 Ballot

If voters approve the measure, the tax revenue will fund the 30-Year Transportation Expenditure Plan The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) believes that the future success of Contra Costa County includes offering safe, reliable mobility for all. To provide funding … Continue reading

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July 2016 – Pittsburg Civic Center Station

Scope Construct an eBART station at Railroad Avenue in Pittsburg, California. Status  The project is in the construction phase. Issues/Areas of Concern  None. Update from Previous Quarterly Report  Concrete work is now complete.  Structural steel, electrical … Continue reading

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Antioch Station Walkthrough eBart Transfer Simulation

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eBART Trains – What They May Look Like

I recently attended an American Public Transportation Association conference and expo. On display at the expo was a Diesel Multiple Unit a DMU. The DMU has been the stated car choice from BART to run on the future eBART line. A … Continue reading

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eBART – The Hillcrest Station

At Thursday’s TRANSPLAN meeting committee members received a report on eBART’s Hillcrest station design. The presentation started with a brief overview of eBART. The $462 million project will bring a transit rail system to Eastern Contra Costa County. The system, using … Continue reading

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eBART – Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU)

Bart cars are electric. Electric current is delivered to the trains over a third rail. A third rail is a method of providing electricity to power a railway through a continuous rigid conductor alongside the railway track or between the … Continue reading

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