On-demand Text Services


example textYou can request BART real time departures, service advisories and more via text message! To get started text "BART go" to 468311 or jump right in and text "BART" + your station name. We'll text you back in seconds. There are more commands below, and the system is learning new ones every day.


SUBSCRIPTION-BASED UPDATES
We also offer a subscriptions by text that will automatically send you delay advisories on a time-specific basis. It's a great option for regular riders. To sign up, send one of these commands to 468311:

  • "BART morning" (weekdays 4am - 10am)
  • "BART midday" (weekdays 10am - 3pm)
  • "BART afternoon" (weekdays 3pm - 7pm)
  • "BART evening" (weekdays 7pm - 12am)
  • "BART Saturday" (Saturdays 6am - 12am)
  • "BART Sunday" (Sunday 8am - 12am)


THE FINE PRINT
BART does not charge recipients to receive text messages. However, your carrier's message and data rates may apply. Read the comprehensive Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy. To unsubscribe text the word STOP to 468311. And remember: texting while driving (or even walking) can be dangerous, so be safe!


THE COMMANDS
This is a only a partial list. You can use full station names and common abbreviations, too! Format your message like "bart 12th" or bart + the command and send to 468311. Save 468311 to your contacts for quick reference.

 

REQUEST

COMMAND

Get Started

bart go

Contact Information

bart contact

Service Advisories

bart service

Elevator Advisories

bart elevator

Stop all Messages

stop

Help with Messages

help



Full station names and common
abbreviations work, too:

 

 

12th St./Oakland City Center

bart 12th

16th St. Mission

bart 16th

19th St./Oakland

bart 19th

24th St. Mission

bart 24th

Ashby

bart ashb

Balboa Park

bart balb

Bay Fair

bart bayf

Castro Valley

bart cast

Civic Center

bart civc

Coliseum/Oakland Airport

bart cols

Colma

bart colm

Concord

bart conc

Daly City

bart daly

Downtown Berkeley

bart dbrk

Dublin/Pleasanton

bart dubl

El Cerrito del Norte

bart deln

El Cerrito Plaza

bart plza

Embarcadero

bart embr

Fremont

bart frmt

Fruitvale

bart ftvl

Glen Park

bart glen

Hayward

bart hayw

Lafayette

bart lafy

Lake Merritt

bart lake

MacArthur

bart mcar

Millbrae

bart mlbr

Montgomery St.

bart mont

North Berkeley

bart nbrk

North Concord/Martinez

bart ncon

Orinda

bart orin

Pittsburg/Bay Point

bart pitt

Pleasant Hill

bart phil

Powell St.

bart powl

Richmond

bart rich

Rockridge

bart rock

San Bruno

bart sbrn

San Leandro

bart sanl

SFO Airport

bart sfia

South Hayward

bart shay

South San Francisco

bart ssan

Union City

bart ucty

Walnut Creek

bart wcrk

West Dublin/Pleasanton

bart wdub

West Oakland

bart woak