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BART ridership hits new record high due to weekend events

Original post made on Oct 8, 2012

A total of 319,484 people rode BART on Saturday, well above the previous record of 287,586, according to spokesman Jim Allison. This weekend's high ridership may have been driven by the concurrence of events including Fleet Week, The America's Cup and Hardly Strictly Bluegrass.

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Posted by Bill
a resident of Danville
on Oct 8, 2012 at 7:29 am

I was in that crazy but fun Bay Area crown on BART heading back to Contra Costa County. There was on Saturday alone, Fleet Week, The America's Cup and Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Giants game, Cal game, Justin Bieber concert kids, Stanford football. As soon as we dropped off those with their belts around their upper thighs it was a pleasant and fun experience the rest of the way.