Alerts and Advisories

Current BART Service Alerts

Planned BART Service Advisories

BART replacing traction power cable in Alameda County (single tracking Hayward-South Hayward on Saturday, 4/17) Read More
Major track rebuild between South Hayward and Union City stations (first weekend track shutdown 5/15-16) Read More
BART to offer extended service for Oakland A’s Games Read More
BART continues reduced service, early closure in 2021 due to COVID-19 Read More
BART schedule change begins March 22, 2021 Read More
All trains at Millbrae will use the same platform for improved BART to Caltrain transfers starting March 22 Read More
Expect minimal delays from select 2021 Sunday single-tracking in San Francisco Read More
Face coverings continue to be required for BART riders in 2021 Read More
Late Evening Delays for Maintenance on 2/5/21 Oakland Airport Connector Read More
Some station entrances/exits remain closed at larger stations in 2021 Read More
Expect minimal late evening delays in 2021 for cable replacement in San Francisco Read More
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Current Escalator Service Alerts

Planned Escalator Service Advisories

Temporary escalator closures start 4/26 at Montgomery and Powell Street stations to make way for installation of replacements Read More
Access Changes at Union City Station Read More
Temporary entrances closures at Powell and Civic Center into February 2021 for escalator installation Read More
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Current Elevator Service Alerts

Planned Elevator Service Advisories

Lafayette Station elevator out of service Read More
Elevators out at Civic Center Station 3/8 to 4/17 Read More
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We know you depend on BART and we strive to give you the best service updates possible.

When are service advisories issued?

During reduced service due to COVID-19 low ridership, the Operations Control Center will issue a BART Service Advisory when any train is off schedule by 10 minutes. Previously, we would issue a BART Service Advisory when multiple trains are off schedule by 10 minutes or more. With trains running less frequently we enhanced the policy of issuing advisories for increased transparency to assist in trip planning.

As a delay initially unfolds, we'll issue an advisory as soon as possible given other safety, security and operational priorities within the BART Operations Control Center.

Our goal is to issue a BART Elevator Advisory when platform-level elevators or street-level elevators at BART Stations go in and out of service.

BART offers all service advisories via email and text and also on the official BART app, including customized in-app notifications for delay advisories and elevator outages.