BART Expecting Protesters

Passenger Alert: Protests may disrupt service as early as Thurs., Aug. 11

Please be advised that protesters may attempt to disrupt train service during August commute periods beginning as early as Thursday, August 11, 2011 in downtown San Francisco BART stations.

As always, BART’s primary mission is to ensure your safety and keep our trains on-time. BART may need to close some stations temporarily or make other service adjustments on short notice. BART will use its website, mobile website, text alerts, email alerts and its Customer Services phone line to update you on any changes we may make to BART service.

Know your alternative transportation plans
We encourage you to take the time now to plan your alternative transportation options. Visit for more information about alternative commute options.

Train service updates via text, email and phone
We encourage you to take advantage of BART’s free email, wireless and text messaging services (standard text messaging and data rates may apply – check with your mobile provider). Additionally, find out real-time information about BART service on our web and mobile web services:

BART website news/advisories:

BART mobile website news/advisories:

BART email and SMS advisories:

BART SMS on demand: Text ‘BART service’ to 878787 or see for more info

BART Phone Center: 510-465-BART (2278)


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Reporting security, safety or hazardous issues
For urgent matters on BART dial 911, call (510) 464-7000, use the train intercom or contact a Station Agent. Here are additional useful numbers:

BART Police (non-emergency): 510-464-7000

San Francisco Police (emergency) 911 or 415-553-8090

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