News and Stories

MTC Partners with BART and Scoop to Guarantee Parking Spots for Carpoolers
Top Stories
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Adapted from BART's release.

Multi-Agency Study Examines Transit Needs in San Francisco’s Employment Core
Top Stories
Friday, October 7, 2016

A new report by MTC along with six Bay Area public transit agencies finds that transit serving San Francisco’s pr

Regional Transportation Agencies Launch Outreach Campaign for Late-Night and Early Morning Bus Network
News Release
Friday, August 5, 2016

(Adapted from a press release from San Francisco's Office of Economic and Workforce Development)

BART Modifies Weekend Service to Perform Needed Track Work Through October
Top Stories
Friday, July 22, 2016

Starting at the end of July through October, BART will be closing the tracks between Glen Park and Daly City stations on multiple weekends to make vital repairs to tracks, including adding sound da

Community Celebration Marks Completion of Highway 4 Widening Projects
News Release
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

(News from Contra Costa Transportation Authority)

TRIP Report Finds Key Bay Area Transportation Projects Needed to Support Region's Growth Face a Funding "Red" or "Yellow" Light
News Release
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Six of the 20 transportation improvements identified by TRIP as being the most needed in the San Francisco Bay area have received a red light because they are unfunded and 11 of the projects have e

Attention BART Commuters: Plan Ahead for Weekend BART Track Shutdowns
Top Stories
Thursday, March 10, 2016

Mark your calendars. BART has planned several track shutdowns to perform necessary maintenance across its 107-mile system to meet the daily needs of 400,000 Bay Area commuters.

MTC Awards Over $400 Million to Modernize Bay Area Transit Systems
News Release
Wednesday, January 27, 2016

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today allocated $494 million to help more than 20 Bay Area transit agencies replace or rehabilitate aging buses, ferries, rail cars, t

BART Is One Step Closer to the Silicon Valley
Top Stories
Monday, November 23, 2015

BART’s long-anticipated extension to the South Bay is making huge progress with over 15 miles of track laid between the Fremont BART station and the future Berryessa station.

Labor Day Weekend 2015 Closure Update
Top Stories
Tuesday, September 1, 2015

BART will shut down transbay train service between the East Bay and San Francisco's Embarcadero Station during the three-day Labor Day weekend, September 5-7, in order to perform critical maintenan


Modified BART Service During Track Work
BART M85 revised FINAL_0.pdf (487.26 KB)
Santa Clara Station Area Plan (2010)
Santa Clara Station Area Plan 2010.pdf (45.67 MB)
Pittsburg Railroad Avenue Specific Plan
Pittsburg Railroad Avenue Specific Plan.pdf (44.79 MB)
Pittsburg-Bay Point BART Master Plan (2011)
Pittsburg-Bay-Point BART Master Plan 2011.pdf (20.77 MB)


BART Pilot Program to Guarantee Parking to Scoop Carpoolers
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Commuters now have a new option for securing a parking spot at BART’s Dublin/Pleasanton station.

BART & Unions Tentative Agreements
Monday, April 11, 2016

After two weeks of unannounced, cooperative and urgent meetings, BART and its unions have moved beyond difficult relations in the past, and have a tentative agreement on a new five-year

BART's New Car Arrives
Thursday, April 7, 2016

A big bundle of joy arrived a few weeks ago: BART's first new car. Until this week, the public has not had a peek at the system's proud new sample of BART's Fleet of the Future.

The Warm Springs BART Station Rotunda will welcome passengers at the entrance to the station.
BART to Silicon Valley Construction
Photo Gallery
Sunday, November 1, 2015

BART’s long-anticipated extension to the South Bay is making huge progress with over 15 miles of track laid between the Fremont BART station and the future Berryessa station.

BART Transbay Shutdown
Monday, July 27, 2015

For the first time in history, BART will shutdown service through the Transbay Tube the first weekend in August (this weekend) and Labor Day weekend to rebuild rail access to the tunnel.

2015 Warriors Celebration
Friday, June 19, 2015

BART crowds headed to Oakland, boarding trains from all locales, to witness the Golden State Warriors Celebration. BART ridership Friday hit 551,479.

BART Suicide Prevention
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

BART is launching a multi-pronged continous campaign to address the recent increase in suicide and suicide attempts on the BART transit system.

BART Shutdown
Friday, March 27, 2015

For the next few months, expect intermittent weekend shutdowns of BART between Fruitvale and the Coliseum stations in Oakland.

BART to OAK System Goes Live
BART to OAK System Goes Live
Photo Gallery
Monday, November 24, 2014
Last week’s rain subsided just in time for the public preview of the brand-new BART to OAK link to Oakland International Airport.
BART to OAK Opening Celebration
Sunday, November 23, 2014

As of Saturday, November 22, 2014, riders can board one of four three-car automated people movers at either the Coliseum Station or the Oakland International Airport Station and take the eight-minu