BART to hold ticket exchange in Lafayette


BART to hold ticket exchange in Lafayette

Riders can trade in small or damaged tickets for new, higher-value tickets at a special one-day event

BART riders with damaged tickets or a handful of tickets with minimal remaining value can take them to a special BART ticket exchange event and get credit toward a new single ticket.

What: Special One-Day BART Ticket Exchange
Where: Lafayette Community Center, 500 St. Mary's Road, Lafayette
When: Thursday, December 6, 2007
Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This is a one-day opportunity, Thursday, December 6, 2007 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lafayette Community Center. BART Customer Services representatives will be on hand to assist with transactions.

Riders can consolidate small blue tickets to buy a single $5, $10 or $20 blue ticket or use the cash value from a damaged ticket as credit toward the purchase of a new ticket.

Riders can exchange $24 worth of small red and green discount tickets for a new, single $24 red or green ticket, or use the cash value from small red or green tickets as credit toward the purchase of a new $24 red or green ticket.

Some restrictions apply: BART will not provide cash refunds; there is a limit of 30 tickets per transaction; cash only for payment (no checks, debit or credit cards will be accepted); tickets submitted for exchange must have been purchased by cash or debit card.

The public may call BART Customer Services at (510) 464-7134 for more information.

BART customers can exchange tickets year-round at the following BART stations:

  • Downtown Berkeley, Wednesdays only, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • 12th Street/Oakland City Center, Tuesday and Thursday only, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Bay Fair, Monday through Friday, 3 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Embarcadero, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Civic Center, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Powell Street, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.