More than 55,000 people rode BART on Friday. That's the the highest total riders since March.
On the other hand, that's far fewer than during this time pre-pandemic. BART usually sees around 425,000 riders in October.
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BART said they keep a close eye on these ridership numbers so they know how many trains to run, so that people can remain socially distanced.
An ongoing survey shows 91% of passengers are wearing their required face masks.
"It's good, but it's not 100%. We will continue to work toward 100% compliance," SF BART tweeted.
BART is beginning to use platform signs and audio PSAs that will now frequently remind riders to properly wear a mask. Every station agent can provide free masks upon request.
Our survey takers have been measuring mask compliance on trains as they ride trains to ask riders on their feedback.— SFBART (@SFBART) October 23, 2020
Survey takers reported a 91% mask compliance rate on BART trains they've measured.
It's good, but it's not 100%. We will continue to work toward 100% compliance. pic.twitter.com/Rp7NuP7Mon
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