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BART board considers changing to dynamic pricing for station parking

Original post made on Oct 16, 2019

The price of parking at BART stations may go up next year as part of a shift to variable pricing based on demand, district staff said during a presentation to the Board of Directors last week.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 3:25 PM

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Posted by Tony
a resident of Danville
on Oct 16, 2019 at 7:42 pm

Bart wanting to raise parking fees.
Have you looked at your recent property tax bill.
Mine: BART: $ 42.75
BART BOND: $26.58.
Multiply this by all the residencies in the Bay Area.
When will it be enough for Bart?
Of course living 10 miles from the nearest station
and rarely using Bart just fuels my xxxxx for Bart


Posted by Resident
a resident of San Ramon
on Oct 17, 2019 at 4:45 pm

A few years ago, I listened in on a "telephone town hall". A person asked the BART representative why BART doesn't build more parking garages as BART parking is full up in the morning.

The rep stated BART's intent is not to provide sufficient parking because BART wants people to walk, ride a bike, take Uber, or take a bus instead of driving to BART.

BART's policy of limiting parking, makes BART so user unfriendly that many people, including myself, avoid taking BART. BART management is deaf to the needs of it's customer. BART management needs to be replaced with customer friendly management.


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