Bart News

BART unveils vision for future transit to meet growing demand

BART unveils vision for future transit to meet growing demand

23rd Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

Hundreds of thousands of Bay Area residents are ditching their cars and riding BART instead. In response to its increasing capacity needs, BART is moving toward the future by drafting a three-phased plan to address sustainability and customer service objectives, while maintaining a safe and reliable rapid transit system.

BART marks all-time highest ridership in 40 years of service

BART marks all-time highest ridership in 40 years of service

5th Nov 2012 Press Release Rail News

BART’s all-time ridership record was broken last week with 568,061 exits reported, among them fans attending the San Francisco Giants World Series victory parade, Halloween revelers, and people relying on BART for their everyday trips to work, school and other activities.

October BART ridership soaring

October BART ridership soaring

19th Oct 2012 Press Release Rail News

The number of people riding BART is soaring in October with last Friday’s ridership passing the 430,000 mark for the first time since the Giants’ 2010 World Series Victory Parade. 431,771 people took BART last Thursday,  the fifth busiest day in BART’s 40-year history. 41,897 traveled to and from the Coliseum/Oakland Airport Station, many of them to see the A’s host the Tigers and the Warriors play a preseason game.