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Archive for August, 2011

AC Transit extends hours for youth to sign up for Clipper cards

AC Transit will extend its Oakland headquarters operating hours from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday to make it easier for youth to sign up for Clipper universal fare payment cards.

 The transit building is located at 1600 Franklin St. in downtown Oakland.  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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Another Monday protest against BART, but this time a counterprotest planned by riders

As BART critics plan a 5 p.m. Monday (today) protest at the Civic Center station for a third consecutive Monday, a group of riders plan a protest against the protesters. The new group called Commuters Take Back BART is frustrated by station closures triggered by protests against BART police, according to the group’s notice posted on Facebook. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, August 29th, 2011
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Can BART and Anonymous find ways to communicate that avoid station shutdowns?

BART riders are wondering if the third protest in six weeks at the Civic Center station today will end up with station closures and service disruptions again. Will a relatively small number of protesters –  perhaps 150 during the last demonstration - create a strong enough showing that BART officials will close stations out of fear of unsafe conditions with crowded train platforms during the rush hour?  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, August 22nd, 2011
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