Email and Text Subscriptions

All service advisories are posted on the homepage, our advisory page, on the official BART app, and on Twitter at @SFBARTalert

BART news is posted on Twitter at @sfbart  

Email and Text Alerts

We offer BART Service Advisories and other BART news by email and text alerts. We issue service advisories when more than one train is off schedule by 10 or more minutes and for station closures.

Sign up for email and text alerts here.

OR if you have previously signed up for BART emails or texts you can change your preferences by logging in with the email address you provided and then select "Subscriber Preferences."

Our digital subscription service, GovDelivery®, will answer your questions:

Our subscription-based email and text alerts deliver important BART information directly to your desktop or mobile device. Sign up only for topics that interest you:

  • Service Advisories (email or text)
  • BART News
  • Contracting Opportunities
  • And much more...

How it works

To sign up you need a valid email address. To receive text messages you need to a valid text address ‐ look for the "wireless alert" option during signup. Then select the topics you're interested in and we'll send you the updates. You'll receive a confirmation notice afterwards, and you can always log in to your subscriber preferences page anytime to manage your subscriptions or cancel your account.

BART App

Looking for an app instead? The free official BART app is available on both iOS App Store and Google Play Store to provide riders with a more seamless experience in our stations and on our trains. The BART App will provide comprehensive information and navigation into one unified platform with personalized preferences.

User fees

BART does not charge recipients to receive text messages. However, messaging and data rates may apply. Check your wireless plan for details and read the complete Terms and Conditions.

Learn more about our on-demand text services.

Text Message Station Abbreviations

Text message station abbreviations list