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BART moves to take closer look at going to Livermore

Original post made on Feb 10, 2012

The BART Board of Directors voted unanimously today to direct staff to advance the proposed BART to Livermore Project. The project would extend BART five miles to a transfer station, and express bus service. Preliminary estimates are a daily ridership of about 21,000 new riders in 2035.

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Posted by Farmer Dave
a resident of another community
on Feb 10, 2012 at 3:21 pm

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If the BART board had any sense, they would make Livermore a stop on a line extended at least to Tracy, to alleviate the I580 traffic situation during commute hours.


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Posted by Just Wondering
a resident of Danville
on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:32 pm

Did I read that right? Five miles for a billion dollars? While I think this extension is a good idea, I have to wonder at the cost...


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Posted by [removed]
a resident of another community
on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:23 am

Dear Dolores,

One can imagine a Livermore BART station as a major wine tasting center!

What a great way to start and finish your daily grind!

Smile!