BART Considers Late-Night Service

Riders may get to push their revelry, starting this fall.

By Kellie Onaga
|  Wednesday, Apr 27, 2011  |  Updated 7:34 AM PDT
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BART Considers Late-Night Service

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The clock may not strike midnight anymore for BART riders trying to grab the last train for the night.

Late-night or round-the-clock BART services could begin in the fall on a six-month trial basis, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

BART has briefly tested the idea over the years and riders have long asked for the extended service.

Under a proposal that BART's Board of Directors will consider, trains that now leave the end-of-the-line stations at midnight would leave an hour later on Friday nights.  However, in order to allow for maintenance, Saturday service would start an hour later at 7 a.m.

BART will be looking to see if there is indeed a demand for the extended service during the trial period. 

If directors support the proposal, trains could start running later on Fridays in September.

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