BART runs longer trains for Try BART Week


BART runs longer trains for Try BART Week

Friday is the final day of the "Try BART Week" promotion and once again BART will run longer trains to accommodate the extra customers expected to be giving BART a try. A "word of the day" is being displayed each day in BART stations on the platform digital destination signs, and riders can text it in for a chance to win one of more than 1,300 prizes.

Friday's Try BART Week sponsor is myBART, BART's ongoing entertainment-focused program with lots of weekly contests, discounts and free events, and Friday's prizes include:

  • BART Tickets for a year! ($2,500 value) (1 winner)
  • $100 BART Ticket (10 winners)
  • Pair of Roundtrip Tickets, Southwest Airlines
  • $200 worth of Green & Black’s Organic Chocolate (1 winner)
  • ACT: Pairs of tickets to see A Christmas Carol, good for any night during the run of the show (excluding opening night) (2 winners)
  • Adventure Cat Sailing: pairs of tickets for Bay Cruise, good through Nov 2011 (3 winners)
  • Pairs of tickets to Massive Attack and Thievery Corporation at the Greek Theater (Berkeley) on 11/6 (3 winners)
  • Asian Art Museum: pairs of tickets to the museum, and MATCHA (10 winners)
  • Berkeley Playhouse: Pairs of tickets to Cinderella Enchanted, playing November 6 ‐ December 5 at the Julia Morgan Center for the Arts in Berkley (10 winners)
  • Berkeley Repertory Theatre: Pair of tickets to any subscription season show (4 winners)
  • Autographed CAL Football (1winner)
  • Cal Polo Shirt (1 winner)
  • Pair of tickets to the Cal vs. Oregon football game Sat, 11/13 (1 winner)
  • Castro Theatre: pairs of tickets, good for movie of choice through June 2011 (5 winners)
  • Chronicle Books prize packs containing 3 books (5 winners)
  • Earplay: Pairs of subscriptions for Earplay's 26th concert season (5 winners)
  • Oakland A’s Jersey (1 winner)
  • Oakland A’s Baseball cap (1 winner)
  • Andrew Bailey Autographed Baseball (1 winner)
  • Oakland A’s sweatshirt prize pack (6 winners)
  • Oakland Museum of California: Pairs of general admission tickets to the Museum (5 winners)

Updated October 21: Friday's info added