A Day on BART: What it's like to commute at night

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019
A Day on BART: What it's like to commute at night
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Cornell Barnard rode the BART during the evening commute to get a better idea of what it's like on BART at night.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- BART is our biggest, most widespread, and most taken mass transit system in the Bay Area. For hundreds of thousands of Bay Area residents it's the cheapest, fastest and most reliable form of mass transportation.

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But a new report shows that rider satisfaction is at one of its lowest levels.

ABC7 News wanted to get a better idea of what riding on BART is really like for commuters.

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We sent several ABC7 staffers to ride every line in the system from sunrise to sundown, to document what they saw and to talk to other riders about their experiences, concerns and possible solutions for building a better mass transit system.

  • Amy Hollyfield (Antioch-Daly City)
  • Juan Carlos Guerrero (Daly City-Dublin/Pleasanton)
  • Wayne Freedman (Richmond-Daly City)
  • Ken Miguel (Daly City-Warm Springs)
  • Dan Noyes (Richmond-Warm Springs)
  • Here's a look at ABC7 News Reporter Cornell Barnard's journey during the evening commute from 4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.:

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