BART to hold meeting on retrofit of elevated tracks and stations


BART to hold meeting on retrofit of elevated tracks and stations

BART to gather public comment on proposed project

The San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) is holding a public hearing on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 to gather comments on the proposed project to strengthen BART's elevated tracks and stations along the Concord, Richmond, Daly City and Fremont lines which is further described in a summary document of the environmental analysis.

The proposed project is part of the overall BART Earthquake Safety Program, which retrofits the original BART system to current earthquake standards in order to protect passengers and to preserve the BART system during and after a major earthquake.

The public can submit verbal or written comments at the public hearing on April 25, 2007 or by fax, mail, or email no later than 5 p.m., May 7, 2007.

For more information, to review the summary document, or to submit comments, contact: Mr. Cam Bauer, Project Engineer, BART Earthquake Safety Program, P.O. Box 12688, Oakland, CA 94604-2688; via fax to (510) 287-4821; or via email to cbauer@bart.gov.

WHAT: Public Hearing on the Earthquake Retrofit of BART Elevated Tracks and Stations|
WHEN: Wednesday, April 25, 2007 at 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Joseph P. Bort Metro Center, 101 8th Street, Oakland, CA 94607
WHY: To Receive Public Comments on the Proposed Strengthening of BART's Elevated Tracks and Stations along the Concord, Richmond, Daly City and Fremont Lines

Anyone needing special assistance to attend the meeting is encouraged to call the project information line at (510) 874-7425 at least 72 hours prior to the public meeting. The meeting facility is ADA compliant.