BART Board Meeting

WHEN: 9am

WHERE: 344 20th Street, Oakland

The public is invited to comment on Proposed BART Plus Ticket Price Increase at a public hearing scheduled for 9:00 a.m., Thursday, January 8, 2009. The public hearing, the first item on the Board Calendar, will be held in the Board Room.

Agenda (PDF)


The Oakland Airport Connector: BART’s Little Engine that Could?

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BART Staff Opposes Rush Hour Bike Access on Rear Cars

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