Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) connects the San Francisco Peninsula with Berkeley, Oakland, Fremont, Walnut Creek, Dublin/Pleasanton and other cities in the East Bay. For more than 45 years BART has provided fast, reliable transportation to downtown offices, shopping centers, tourist attractions, entertainment venues, universities and other destinations for Bay Area residents and visitors alike.

As early as 1911, visionaries considered a "Jules Verne" concept of building an underwater tube across San Francisco Bay. But in 1946, the idea of BART started turning this vision into a reality. Read more on BART history



We're seeking high-caliber team players who share our values and our drive to be the best transit agency in the world.
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Find out about BART's procurement activity and the goods and services we need to provide safe, reliable service.
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We're working on numerous retrofit and expansion projects to serve our growing region.
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Property Development

BART is working to promote high quality transit-oriented development on and near BART-owned properties.
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Learn about BART's future plans and the strategies and policies that guide our efforts.
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BART Police

BART Police: The mission of the BART Police Department is to ensure a safe environment within our transit system, reduce crime through a highly visible police presence, and proactive enforcement of the law, and to promote public confidence by working in partnership with our stakeholders and the communities we serve
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Government and Community Relations: Local, state and federal elected officials, and their staff, are encouraged to contact us about any BART-related issue.
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