BART Stops Shuttle Buses Early on Day 2 of Strike

BART spokesman Jim Allison says that the shuttle bus system put in place to help commuters cope with the BART strike is unable to keep up with the demand and has stopped picking up passengers at most locations.

Shuttle buses at El Cerrito del Norte, Walnut Creek, Dublin/Pleasanton and Fremont stations will no longer be able to carry passengers this morning due to the overwhelming demand.

Service from these stations was scheduled to continue no later than 8 a.m. Those buses reached capacity shortly before 7 a.m.

BART added buses at West Oakland Station this morning and there is limited capacity at that station until 8 a.m. BART will work to increase overall bus capacity in the event the strike continues tomorrow.

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BART Strike – Other Resources

BART Official Site
BART Management Strike Info
SEIU Local 1021
Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 Transit Info
AC Transit
Golden Gate Transit
San Francisco Bay Ferries
San Francisco Casual Carpool
Casual Carpool News and Locations
Park & Ride Lots

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