Station Modernization

BART is embarking on a Station Modernization Program that will invest resources and efforts into the existing core stations and surrounding areas to advance transit ridership and enhance the quality of life around the stations. 

Planning - 19th St Station

19th St./Oakland Station

BART is working to upgrade 19th Street/Oakland BART Station with improvements that will expand station capacity, reduce crowding, improve access, save energy, reduce fare evasion, and enhance the customer experience.

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Planning - Concord Station finished

Concord Station

Design work is in process for additional modernization work at Concord including installing a new elevator in the paid area, reconfiguring the fare gates and vending machines, relocating the station agent booth, and improving lighting, signage and wayfinding. BART completed upgrades to the station plaza, parking lots, access pathways.

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Planning - DT Berkeley Station

Downtown Berkeley Station

BART has developed a long-term vision for the station which includes making changes to the concourse and platform. This effort is in coordination with the completed redesign of the street-level plaza.

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Lake Merritt Plaza & Transit Operations Facility

Lake Merritt Plaza & Transit Operations Facility

BART is starting work on a new Transit Operations Facility and redesign of the Lake Merritt Plaza.

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Planning - Powell Station

Powell St. Station

BART is undergoing a series of improvements at Powell Street Station to modernize the station over the next few years and to improve the overall customer experience. 

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Planning - San Francisco Station Escalator Replacement

San Francisco Station Escalator Replacement

BART is replacing 41 escalators at Embarcadero, Montgomery St., Powell St., and Civic Center stations.

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Planning - SF Stations Entrances

San Francisco Stations Escalators & Entrances

BART will replace all escalators at Downtown San Francisco stations and build canopies on all street-level entrances at Embarcadero, Montgomery, Powell and Civic Center stations.

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Planning - Station Experience Design Guidelines

Station Experience Design Guidelines

BART has developed a set of design guidelines to align its upgrades to BART Stations across the Bay Area and promote an improved customer experience, a unified design approach, placemaking, and cost-efficient operations.

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Planning - Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek Station Modernization/TOD Access Improvements

BART is planning for improvements to Walnut Creek Station that will support improved station access, safety and customer experience.

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Planning - Embarcadero-Montgomery Stations Capacity

Embarcadero-Montgomery Stations: Capacity and Modernization Plan

BART is working on improving the capacity for BART's two busiest stations- Embarcadero and Montgomery. BART has performed several studies to develop possible solutions to handle the increase ridership demand.

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Completed Projects

El Cerrito del Norte Station Modernization Project - Completed March 2021

Downtown Berkeley Plaza Improvement Project - Completed October 2018

Balboa Park Station Modernization Plan - Completed November 2018

MacArthur Plaza Improvements - Completed August 2019