Upholstered seats, gold plush carpet, tinted windows—the original San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) cars were the epitome of stylish design and comfort.
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has released for Board approval the Final Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (Final EIR/EIS) for the San Francisco to San Jose project section in Northern California.
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) Board has approved an operating and capital budget for Fiscal Year 2023 and a proposed budget for FY 2024, including a 3.4% fare increase. Also, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Board has adopted a FY23 budget.
50 Years of Service: BART Could Have Been an Elevated Monorail, and Other Fascinating Facts From the Parsons Brinckerhoff Report
Deep in the BART archives at Lake Merritt Station, an unassuming large format book has been gathering dust. Just over 100 pages, the green cover has now faded, the pages yellowed. The
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) and Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) will receive $270 million and $120 million, respectively, from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Additional Assistance Grant Program; the funding is awarded to transit systems demonstrating additional pandemic-associated needs.
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is again accepting deliveries of its new Fleet of the Future (FOTF) railcars, following a Jan. 8, 2021 pause due reliability issues.
California’s Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) has opened a $41 million pedestrian bridge at the Warm Springs/South Fremont Station. Also, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is seeking nominations for the Transit Advisory Committee for Safety (TRACS).
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains don’t start rolling until around 5 a.m., but Yolanda Barbosa and Natalie Robinson are typically well into their shift before then. They are two of the BART Police Department’s new Crisis Intervention Specialists (CIS).
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has notified Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) that it intends to obligate funds to advance the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Phase 2 extension project.
The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) has awarded ICF a contract for up to $30 million to provide environmental services for Link21. In addition, Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and Vancouver’s TransLink are installing antimicrobial copper coatings on high-touch vehicle services as part of a pilot; and the Southern Rail Commission (SRC) will award federal grants to four cities for passenger rail station upgrades in anticipation of Amtrak’s Gulf Coast service restoration.