The BART Accessibility Task Force is actively recruiting new members. If you are interested, please contact the staff liaison Bob Franklin at 510-464-6133 or BFRANKL@BART.gov
About the BART Accessibility Task Force
The BART Accessibility Task Force advises the BART Board of Directors and staff on disability-related issues and advocates on behalf of people with disabilities and seniors to make the BART system accessible to and useable by people regardless of disability or age. All meetings are open to the public. Membership on the BART Accessibility Task Force is by appointment by the Board of Directors with an annual appointment process which begins in August of each year. For more information, check out the BART Accessibility Task Force bylaws (.pdf)
The BART Accessibility Task Force meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 1750 Broadway, Community Room, East Bay Paratransit Offices, Oakland, CA. Times and/or locations may vary for the November and December meetings, so be sure to check the agenda for the time and location of the current meeting.
Sign language interpreters at all meetings upon request
Captioning for the hearing impaired at all meetings
All the meetings are held in a fully accessible location, easily reached by BART or AC Transit bus.
Meeting materials are prepared electronically and in Braille for every meeting and are supplied upon request. Audio tape could also be supplied if requested.
Bob Franklin Department Manager of the Customer Access and Accessibility Department, is the BART staff liaison to the BART Accessibility Task Force. If you have any questions about the BART Accessibility Task Force or membership requirements, contact him by phone at (510) 464-6133 or by e-mail at BFRANKL@bart.gov