BART will increase the frequency of return trains
OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) – BART will add more than two dozen trips to its busiest routes next week as the agency’s ridership continues to soar after its pandemic-induced losses.
BART will add 26 trips to the schedule from Monday to Friday on the yellow (Antioch-San Francisco International Airport), green (Berryessa-Daly City) and red (Richmond-Millbrae and SFO) lines. The additional runs will allow trains to run in Oakland between 4 and 15 minutes apart during rush hour.
Additional trips will support the morning and evening trip windows. According to BART, ridership data showed a need to increase service during these times to avoid overcrowding.
The agency will also maintain 30-minute train frequencies on the Blue Line (Dublin / Pleasanton-Daly City) until August 30, when the service is expected to be made more frequent.
BART will also add 16 trips on Saturday, most of which will serve the yellow line between Pleasant Hill and Daly City.
According to BART ridership data, Saturday ridership has recovered at a faster rate than weekday ridership, as many Oakland and San Francisco-based offices remain closed or allow employees to work out of town. home.
On August 30, BART plans to expand weekday and Saturday service closer to pre-pandemic levels, running trains until midnight instead of 9 p.m. and increasing the frequency of trains during the hours. peak and off-peak hours.
Updated timetables and train departure times are available at https://www.bart.gov/schedules/pdf.
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