BART is planning to replace its aging cars with a “Fleet of the Future.” The new cars will help keep BART running on time and lessen crowding on the trains.
BART showcased its latest seats by rolling out a four-car train outfitted with brand new, easier-to-clean seats. The special train made a quick journey between the 19th Street and Montgomery Street stations and back, picking up passengers along the way.
Signs of a slowly recovering economy are providing BART with the resources to reinvest in the fleet of the future for the long term and to provide extra train service for the short term.
Beginning March 26, 2012, and continuing through the end of August, the City of Oakland will be working on improvements to the walkways and plaza near the Coliseum Station.
Beginning Monday March 12th, the station side of the intermodal area will be opened and the Central Accessway will be open to bus and passenger vehicle traffic.
Resolution emphasizes that BART will seek prosecution to fullest extent of the law.
BART Police Department (PD) unveiled its new Zone Geographical Policing Structure, which breaks the current zones down into smaller, easier to manage areas that are more compatible with its existing span of control.
As part of our 34.5KV Cable System Upgrade Project, construction will begin at Rockridge Station in late February 2012. Most work will take place at night between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am.
BART is moving ahead to form a partnership and intensify research into the possibility of extending service to Livermore. The BART Board of Directors voted unanimously today to direct staff to advance the proposed BART to Livermore Project, Phase 1 to the next level of project development, including environmental review, conceptual engineering, development of Ridership Development Plans, and analysis of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.
Over the last few months BART has installed 336 new electronic bike lockers at 19 stations. This is the second deployment of lockers around the BART system.
There’s still time to get a free Clipper card at one of BART’s outreach events.
Starting in January 2012, construction crews will start earthquake strengthening work inside the El Cerrito Plaza Station.