Public hearing held on proposed BART revenue enhancements, comments still welcome


Public hearing held on proposed BART revenue enhancements, comments still welcome

BART's Board of Directors won't make a final decision about whether to increase parking fees, add ticket surcharges or reduce the generous discounts offered to seniors, the disabled or children until either the May 26 or June 9 board meetings.

The Board held a public hearing on Thursday, April 28, 2005 to gauge the public's reaction to these revenue enhancement proposals (73 k .pdf file). The Board is trying to help cover a $30.4 million deficit in the Fiscal Year 2006 operating budget, which takes effect July 1. The public is still welcome to comment on the proposed revenue enhancement proposals by emailing BART at:  kkelly@bart.gov or by sending a
letter to:

Kenneth A. Duron
District Secretary
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District
300 Lakeside Drive
23rd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612