BART Expects Oakland Airport Extension To Open By Thanksgiving

BART Expects Oakland Airport Extension To Open By Thanksgiving

OAKLAND (CBS SF) -  The Bay Area Rapid Transit extension between the Coliseum Station and Oakland International should be operational for the Thanksgiving travel crush, according to system officials.

“Starting on Saturday, November 22, 2014, riders will be able to board one of four three-car automated people movers at either the Coliseum Station or the Oakland International Airport Station and take the eight-minute ride at 30 mph,” reads a press release on the project.

The shuttles run either 5, 10 or 20 minutes apart based on what time of day it is.

“Sample one-way adult fares between the new Oakland International Airport Station and various stations throughout the system include: from Downtown Oakland stations: $7.85; from Downtown San Francisco stations: $10.05; from Downtown Berkeley station $8.50; from Walnut Creek station $9.70; from Fremont $9.85; from Dublin Pleasanton station: $9.80.”

An official opening ceremony will be held on November 21st.