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BART to public: test out alternative new train seats in 3 more mobile seat labs

By dcuff
Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 at 9:31 am in BART, trains.

BART has announced three more East Bay appearances of its mobile seat lab for the public to drop in and evaluate alternative designs and materials for new seats to go in new train cars. They are in Pleasant Hall,  Pittsburg and Union City.

Here are the times and places:

May 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pleasant Hill BART Station, at the plaza next to fountain.

May 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Los Medanos Community College gymnasium, 2700 East Leland Road, Pittsburg.

June 1 from 2 p.m. to  6 p.m. at the Union City BART Station.

BART is seeking public feedback before deciding what kind of seats to order when it replaces its fleet of train cars. For more information about train seats. visit

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