BART will ramp up service to meet increased demands over the Memorial Day weekend, Friday, May 25 to Monday, May 28.
On Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, BART will run on a Sunday schedule, meaning service starts around 8 a.m. The transit agency will not enforce parking permit and fee requirements in station parking facilities.
It will be a lively weekend for sports fans:The Oakland A’s play the New York Yankees at the Coliseum on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and the San Francisco Giants play the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. Carnaval draws celebrants from all over the Bay Area th San Francisco's Mission District with a street fair on Saturday and Sunday and a parade Sunday morning.
Perhaps the biggest event of the weekend will be the Golden Gate Bridge 75th birthday celebration, which includes events along the San Francisco waterfront culminating with a fireworks display Sunday night.
In addition to providing more long trains, BART has lined up event trains for the Friday and Monday baseball games. On Sunday, all trains will be long trains to handle early crowds. Extra trains will be available for the expected jump in ridership during th day and after the fireworks at Embarcadero station.
Riders are encouraged to buy a roundtrip ticket in advance, or avoid ticket machines altogether by getting a Clipper card. More info at www.clippercard.com.
Note: Special Construction Advisory for Pittsburg/Bay Point line passengers:
Passengers on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line may experience 15-20 minute delays on Saturday, May 26, from 8am until 3pm due to track maintenance. The work is being performed between Lafayette and Pleasant Hill station. We will minimize delays but suggest that you allow extra time for your journey.