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

The official BART app now offers customized in-app notifications about BART service and announcements using the official BART app. Riders can personalize what type of information they get through the app based on when and where they ride BART and what information they care most about.

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 now for BART email and text alerts, or update your preferences by entering the email/mobile number you used to sign up.

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
  • BART Board Activites
  • 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 mobile phone number. Select the topics you're interested in and we'll send you the updates. You'll receive a confirmation notice afterwards, and you can easily update your preferences anytime.

Official 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 Official BART App will provide comprehensive information and navigation into one unified platform with personalized preferences with in-app notifications.

User Fees

By entering your mobile number you agree to receive SMS messages from BART and Data Rates May Apply. You may receive multiple messages per day depending upon service conditions. Text HELP to 732278 for help. Text STOP to 732278 to cancel. See Terms and Conditions at and Privacy Policy at