As BART pleads with voters to raise their property taxes to bring in $3.5 billion in bonds to rebuild the Bay Area's backbone rail transit system, its officials find themselves in an uncomfortable spot.
Bombardier Transportation has emerged as the lead contender to win a $3.4bn contract to design and build 775 new bay area rapid transit (BART) rail cars, as a replacement for BART trains which are the oldest fleet of public transit ...
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) will replace its fleet of existing 669 rail cars, which are the oldest in the country, with 775 new rail cars under a project known as the Fleet of the Future.
The US Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will provide $900m to extend the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) rail system into Santa Clara County, Silicon Valley, US.
Voters in three Bay Area counties support BART, even if they don't ride it, and would back ballot measures boosting sales or property taxes to improve the transit system, a public opinion poll shows.