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Updated 21 October 2013
Tentative Agreement Reached - Service Resumes Tuesday 22 October
BART and its unions have reached a tentative agreement. Partial train service resumes at 4:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 22; commuters are advised that morning capacity may be limited. BART expects to have full service by the afternoon commute. Supplemental service remains available. The Trip Planner on our homepage will return tomorrow afternoon.
BART Strike Information
Transbay Service - During the stoppage Lynx routes will operate per the regular service schedule throughout the day. In addition, WestCAT will operate all JPX routes to and from San Francisco. This will provide additional trips into San Francisco from Hercules and also from Pinole during the strike. This will provide an approximately 11 additional morning trips into San Francisco and in the evening approximately an additional 15 trips. These trips will operate every 15 minutes during the peak. However, due to the anticipated traffic delays we cannot guarantee buses will depart per the schedule. Please note that due to the high increase in traffic volume major delays are anticipated on all trips to and from San Francisco. The last vehicle leaving San Francisco in the evening will depart the Transbay Terminal at approximately 8 p.m.
WestCAT will make no changes to the JL and JR routes. Subject to traffic delays we will operate this service unaffected.
WestCAT will not operate any JX service during the strike. All riders wishing to travel to El Cerrito del Norte BART should use the JPX or J (JL/JR) services.
WestCAT local routes will operate without change. WestCAT will operate additional trips on the Martinez link 30Z. These trips will extend service to 8 p.m.
BART issued bus tickets will also be honored. Parking at HTC will be free. HTC parking permit holders will be reimbursed for their parking during the strike.
Anticpate service delays.
Related strike information:
The special timetables in the event of the strike are posted below:
BART Station Alternative Stop Info
In the event of another BART strike on the dates mentioned above, all BART stations will be closed and WestCAT will not enter the BART station for the duration of the work stoppage.
Passengers needing to catch WestCAT may do so on Kearney Street. See chart below.
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