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

A community celebration and ribbon cutting this morning marked the completion of the Highway 4 Widening Projects, a six-year-long collaborative endeavor.

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.

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

BART Plans Two Weekend Shutdowns of Transbay Service
Top Stories
Monday, July 13, 2015

BART is encouraging travelers to plan ahead and to find alternate means of transportation across the Bay during two upcoming closures of transbay train service.

Bay Area Leaders to Stand Up for Transportation, Urge Congress to Pass Long-Term Funding Bill
Top Stories
Friday, April 3, 2015

Top officials from more than a dozen Bay Area transit agencies will join together on Thursday, April 9

New Website Lets Residents Monitor Bay Area's Vital Signs
News Release
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) today unveiled its innovative Vital Signs website (vitalsigns.mtc.ca

Documents

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)

Media

BART Transbay Shutdown
Video
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
Video
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
Video
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
Video
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
Video
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

BART to OAK
Video
Friday, November 21, 2014

Traveling to Oakland International Airport? This step by step video will help you navigate from Coliseum Station to the airport.

BART New Fleet
Video
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Bay area residents are flocking to see and touch the BART model car of the future.

New BART Airport Connector Cars
Video
Thursday, March 13, 2014
BART to Warm Springs and Silicon Valley
Photo Gallery
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Two South Bay BART extension projects are coming to fruition — one in its final stages, and the other two years in the making.