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Bay Area Rapid Transit


Bay Area Rapid Transit HD 60fps: 10 Car Fremont Trains Fly Out Of Union City Station Sunset 7/22/15


How BART compares to other transit agencies


BART Considers Constructing A Second Transbay Tube


How to Travel by BART


BART Plan Would Connect Bay Area Transit System To Tracy

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is a rapid transit public transportation system serving the San Francisco Bay Area in California. The heavy rail elevated and subway system connects San Francisco and Oakland with urban and suburban areas in Alameda, Contra Costa, and San Mateo counties. BART connects 48 stations along six routes on 112 miles (180 km) of rapid transit lines, including a ten-mile spur line in eastern Contra Costa County which utilizes diesel multiple-unit trains and a 3.2-mile (5.1 km) automated guideway transit line to the Oakland International Airport. With an average of 423,000 weekday passengers and 124.2 million annual passengers in fiscal year 2017, BART is the fifth-busiest heavy rail rapid transit system in the United States.
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