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AC Transit and BART Collaborate to Enhance Service for Late Night Commuters
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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

AC Transit and BART today collaborated to launch a one-year pilot program that increases the options for late night commuters, providing new destinations and improved frequency of predawn buses bet

BART to OAK Service to Open in Time for Thanksgiving Travel
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Friday, November 14, 2014

It’s fast, it’s frequent, it’s convenient, and it’s about to open.

Clipper® Expands to Napa and Solano Counties
News Release
Monday, November 3, 2014

OAKLAND, CA Clipper, the all-in-one transit fare payment card already accepted on nine Bay Area transit systems, today expands its network of participating transit operators to N

Bay Area Transit Hub Is Shaping Up
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

What is now a four-block hole in the ground will soon give rise to a five-level multimodal transit mecca with striking wave-like walls.

Annual Statistics Report Looks at Transit in 2013
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Friday, August 1, 2014

Did you know there are over 2,500 public buses on Bay Area roads? And over 420,000 daily trips taken on BART?

511 Launches New Real-Time Transit Tool
News Release
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

OAKLAND, CA The Bay Area’s award-winning 511 traveler information system this week introduces its latest upgrade: a free, real-time w

Clipper Card Program Attains 20-Million-Monthly Transaction Mark
News Release
Friday, May 9, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced today that the popular Clipper® transit fare card program reached its highest usage rate ever, with 20,058,055 transactions

Clipper® Transit-Fare Payment System to Add East Bay, Sonoma County Bus Operators
News Release
Friday, March 14, 2014

OAKLAND, CA — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)’s Operations Committee today paved the way for expansion of the popular Clipper program by the end of 2015 to the Liv

Oakland Airport Connector Gets Test Drive
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Saturday, February 1, 2014

It runs on a cable system, but it doesn’t look quite like the Bay Area’s other cable cars.

BART Strike Update
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Friday, October 4, 2013

UPDATE October 23, 2013


Oakland Airport Connector
Oakland Airport Connector Test Drive
Photo Gallery
Saturday, January 25, 2014
A new kind of cable car is coming to the Bay Area.The Oakland Airport Connector trains — which will begin shuttling travelers between the Oakland Coliseum BART station and Oakland International Airpor
BART Disruption
Thursday, June 14, 2012