Bay Area Rapid Transit

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Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is a rapid transit public transportation system serving the San Francisco Bay Area in California.wikipedia
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19th Street Oakland station

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The busiest station outside of San Francisco was 12th Street Oakland City Center with 13,965 riders, followed by 19th Street Oakland with 13,456.
19th Street Oakland is an underground Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station located under Broadway between 17th Street and 20th Street in the Uptown District of Oakland, California.

12th Street Oakland City Center station

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The busiest station outside of San Francisco was 12th Street Oakland City Center with 13,965 riders, followed by 19th Street Oakland with 13,456.
12th Street/Oakland City Center is an underground Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station located under Broadway between 11th Street and 14th Street in Downtown Oakland, adjacent to the Oakland City Center.

Alameda County, California

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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.

Oakland Wye

The Oakland Wye is an underground rapid transit flying wye junction in downtown Oakland, California which serves the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system.

Oakland International Airport station

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The maximum one-way fare including all possible surcharges is $16.15, the journey between San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport. The least busy station was Oakland International Airport with 1,517 riders, while the least busy standard BART station was North Concord / Martinez with 2,702 weekday exits.
Oakland International Airport station is a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station on the Coliseum–Oakland International Airport line in Oakland, California, United States.

Wheelset (rail transport)

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Originally utilizing flat-edge rail and wheelsets with cylindrical treads, BART is now switching to conical tread to reduce the noise caused by flange/rail contact and loss of adhesion of one of the wheels on curves.
Some modern systems, such as Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) in San Francisco, use cylindrical wheels and flat-topped rails; BART is now switching to conical tread to reduce the noise caused by flange/rail contact and loss of adhesion of one of the wheels on curves.

San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge

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This early 20th-century system once had regular transbay traffic across the lower deck of the Bay Bridge, but the system was dismantled in the 1950s, with its last transbay crossing in 1958, and was superseded by highway travel.
BART and the Golden Gate Ferry systems added supplemental service to accommodate the increased passenger load during the bridge closure.

North Concord/Martinez station

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The least busy station was Oakland International Airport with 1,517 riders, while the least busy standard BART station was North Concord / Martinez with 2,702 weekday exits.
North Concord/Martinez is a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station located in the Sun Terrace neighborhood of Concord, California.

San Francisco Bay Area

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Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is a rapid transit public transportation system serving the San Francisco Bay Area in California.
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), a heavy rail/metro system, operates in four counties and connects San Francisco and Oakland via an underwater tube.

Capitol Corridor

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By 2019, the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority had joined with BART to study a multi-modal crossing, which could also allow Capitol Corridor and San Joaquin routes to serve San Francisco directly. Three Amtrak intercity rail services – the California Zephyr, Capitol Corridor, and San Joaquin – stop at Richmond station; the Capitol Corridor also stops at Oakland Coliseum station.
CCJPA in turn contracted with BART for day-to-day management and staff support; also, CCJPA makes decisions on the service level of Capitol Corridor, capital improvements along the route, and passenger amenities aboard the trains.

Oakland Coliseum station

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Three Amtrak intercity rail services – the California Zephyr, Capitol Corridor, and San Joaquin – stop at Richmond station; the Capitol Corridor also stops at Oakland Coliseum station.
The station complex of Amtrak's Oakland Coliseum station and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)'s Coliseum station is located in the East Oakland area of Oakland, California, United States.

Minimum railway curve radius

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Cars are 10.5 ft wide, the maximum gradient is four percent, and the minimum curve radius is 394 ft.

San Francisco and San Jose Railroad

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The alignment of BART in San Mateo County follows the right-of-way established by the SF&SJ west of San Bruno Mountain that was abandoned with the opening of the Bayshore Cutoff.

1989 Loma Prieta earthquake

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During the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, the BART equipment was mostly undamaged.

Powell Street station

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BART and all lines of the Muni Metro light rail system share four stations (Embarcadero, Montgomery Street, Powell Street, and Civic Center/UN Plaza), in the two-level Market Street Subway.
Powell Street station (often Powell station) is a combined BART and Muni Metro rapid transit station in the Market Street Subway.

Rohr, Inc.

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It manufactured railcars for Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the first 300 subway cars for the Washington Metro in Washington, D.C., among others.

West Dublin/Pleasanton station

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Free shuttle bus service runs from Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) commuter rail stations to West Dublin/Pleasanton, Dublin/Pleasanton, and Fremont stations.
West Dublin/Pleasanton is a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station on the Dublin/Pleasanton–Daly City line, located in the median of I-580 on the border of Dublin and Pleasanton in the northwestern Livermore Valley.

Third rail

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DC electric current at 1,000 volts is delivered to the trains over a third rail.
Bay Area Rapid Transit in and around San Francisco uses 1000 V DC.

Glen Park station

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Connections are also available to three lines at Balboa Park station and one line at Glen Park station.
Glen Park station is an underground Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station located in the Glen Park neighborhood of San Francisco, California adjacent to San Jose Avenue and Interstate 280.

Morrison–Knudsen

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MK was also involved in the construction of rail projects such as the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) extension (MK also built 80 C2 cars for BART in 1994) and the single track Apoera-Bakhuys Railway in Suriname (1976–1977).

California State Route 24

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The Antioch–SFO/Millbrae line of the Bay Area Rapid Transit runs in the freeway's center median, excepting the vicinity of the Caldecott Tunnel and the approach to the interchange with Interstate 680.

California Public Utilities Commission

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In early November 2017, a test train failed a CPUC regulatory inspection due to door issues, leaving the planned revenue service date in doubt.
Thus, such organizations as the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit, and other municipally operated utilities or common carriers are not subject to rate regulation or tariff schedule filing with the CPUC.

Milpitas station

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The under-construction first phase of Silicon Valley BART extension will provide a connection to VTA Light Rail at Milpitas station upon opening.
Milpitas is an under-construction Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station serving Milpitas, California.

SamTrans

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Larger bus systems connecting to BART include Muni in San Francisco, AC Transit in the East Bay, SamTrans in San Mateo County, County Connection and Tri Delta Transit in eastern Contra Costa County, WestCAT in western Contra Costa County, WHEELS in the Tri-Valley, VTA in the Santa Clara Valley, and Golden Gate Transit.
SamTrans also operates commuter shuttles to BART stations and community shuttles.

Cable Liner

An automated guideway transit line and an additional station were opened in 2014 and utilize off-the-shelf cable car technology developed by DCC Doppelmayr Cable Car: the Cable Liner.