We now turn to that age-old question: Why is BART so noisy?
It turns out there are specific reasons for the noise and BART officials know what they are. BART officials also say, however, that studies actually rank BART as one of the quietest public transportation systems in the country.Read More
In an effort to increase its drooping ridership, BART has declared this week “Try BART Week.” All week, the transit district will be giving away free prizes including BART passes, airline tickets, and ice cream parties to a few lucky BART customers. Over the course of the week, BART will be awarding 1,300 prizes, collectively worth over $60,000Read More
After three hours of public comment and discussion yesterday, the BART Board of Directors voted 7 to 1 to approve the $492 million Oakland Airport Connector (OAC) elevated rail line. Construction is scheduled begin in mid-2010 and be completed by 2013.Read More
The Federal Transit Administration’s Office of Civil Rights will review the social equity aspects of BART’s current projects within the next several months, a process that could lead to further delays or even kill a plan to build an elevated rail connector to the Oakland airport.Read More