News and Stories

Bridge Tolls Help Ease East Bay Commuters’ Parking Crunch
News Release
Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today awarded a total of $9.3 million in Regional Measure 2 toll dollars to advance new commuter parking projects in Alameda County.

Month-Long Bay Area Bike Challenge Started May 1
News Release
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

May 1 was the start of the Bay Area Bike Challenge! Running through May 31, National Bike Month, the Challenge is designed to get bike riders of all abilities to pedal to work, school, errands or anywhere they need to go over the course of the month.

New BART Train Cars Are Rolling into Service
Top Stories
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

The entire Bay Area celebrated a major milestone last month as the long-awaited first new 10-car BART train began service in the East Bay on the Richmond line.

BART-Scoop Partnership Expands to Peninsula Stations
Top Stories
Thursday, September 14, 2017

Starting September 12, commuters can get guaranteed parking until 10 a.m. at the Millbrae and San Bruno BART stations when they carpool to the station with Scoop, a rideshare matching app. 

BART Celebration Marks Completion of Long Route to Warm Springs
Top Stories
Friday, March 24, 2017

Steady rain this morning failed to dampen enthusiasm among participants in a public celebration held at BART’s new Warm Springs/South Fremont station to christen the agency’s long-awaited Warm Springs Extension, which will open for service tomorrow, Saturday, March 25.

BART Service to Warm Springs to Begin in Late March
Top Stories
Monday, March 13, 2017

BART announces that the Warm Springs Extension will open for service on Saturday, March 25, 2017, with a community celebration planned for the day before; the agency also releases a stunning video capturing the art and architecture of the Warm Spring station.

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

Starting January 23rd, commuters who carpool to the Dublin/Pleasanton BART station with the Scoop app will be guaranteed parking until 10 a.m.

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

A new report by MTC and six Bay Area public transit agencies finds that transit serving region's primary employment center experienced growth exceeding the most aggressive forecasts over the last 10 years.

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

‘AllNighter’ Outreach Campaign to Raise Awareness of New and Existing Late-Night and Early-Morning Public Transit Options for Bay Area Workers, Residents and Patrons

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.


Transit Fare Coordination & Integration Study Overview Oct. 2019
Transit Fare Coordination and Integration Study Overview Oct 2019.pdf (5.06 MB)
Means-Based Fare Program Framework-May 2018
MTC Resolution 4320 Regional Means-Based Transit Fare Pilot Program Framework.pdf (2.72 MB)
Public Lands & Workforce Housing Action Plan Sept. 2018
Public Lands Affordable Housing Action Plan Sept 2018.pdf (852.03 KB)


Fans BART Their Way to Warriors Celebration
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The red-hot Golden State Warriors celebrated their 3rd NBA Championship in four years with another mammoth crowd in downtown Oakland.

First Person: My Ride to and From the New Antioch BART Station
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

New BART service to and from Antioch has just begun.

BART to Antioch Opening Day Celebration
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

A huge crowd showed up to celebrate the new BART to Antioch train service. It was free rides on celebration day to show off the new extension.

BART Brings New Dawn to East Contra Costa County
Monday, May 21, 2018

BART to Antioch will open Saturday, May 26, 2018 for passenger service, making everyone's commute easier by taking thousands of cars off heavily traveled Highway 4.

New BART Train Cars in Service
Friday, January 19, 2018

The first ten train cars of BART’s Fleet of the Future are now rolling in off-peak hours on the Richmond line.

BART Warm Springs Station Opening Day
Photo Gallery
Friday, March 24, 2017

Steady rain failed to dampen enthusiasm among the scores of Bay Area residents who turned out on Friday, March 24 to celebrate the public unveiling of

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.