Contra Costa Air Quality

Last week BART conducted a Twitter Town Hall, fielding questions from the public on a variety of topics. Great information came out of it including plans & projects affecting Contra Costa. We collected the Contra Costa-related questions and responses below: Hercules/Richmond (West CoCo Transit Study): @SFBART Are there any plans to extend SF BART northbound to SMART in Marin county, and Richmond line up to Vallejo? #AskSFBART — ?Niktereuto? (@Niktereuto) May 23, 2017 Marin- No.... Read the rest
Commuters catching Tri Delta Transit buses at the current Hillcrest Park & Ride on a typical weekday afternoon Big changes are coming up for the Hillcrest Park & Ride lot located in Antioch at the corner of Hillcrest Avenue and Sunset Drive.  Starting Sunday, February 16, 2014, commuters will be parking a bit further up on Sunset Drive on Lot A of the upcoming eBART station. The new parking lot will feature an additional 94 spaces for commuters.  ... Read the rest
Pittsburg/Bay Point station, the current eastern terminus in Contra Costa County. Photo credit:  Chris Downs Back in October two major construction projects broke ground– State Route 4 widening and the eBART extension to eastern Contra Costa County. Because eBART will operate down the median of State Route 4, the two projects are being implemented in tandem with construction projected to be completed in Fall 2016. Let’s take a closer look at the projects.... Read the rest
When you hand over your cash at a toll plaza, do you ever wonder where that money goes? Do the beeps of your Fast Track sound like a tiny “good bye” chirp from your checking account? Commuters in Pittsburg and Antioch have the chance to see one very real, very modern, and very green result of their tolls in the new eBART system. Last week, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission allocated $19 million in Bay Area tolls to the eBART rail extension.... Read the rest