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Link21 Fall 2023 Engagement Activities

October 30, 2023

Link21 invites Northern California communities to attend fall educational events, provide feedback on BART and Regional Rail improvements

OAKLAND, CA โ€” Link21 continues to invest in a more connected, equitable, and accessible future by working toward the goal of linking the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and Regional Rail (commuter, intercity, and high speed) network throughout 21 counties โ€“ referred to as the โ€œMegaregionโ€ โ€“ in Northern California.

This past summer, community members from the Megaregion participated in a variety of virtual and in-person engagement events to discuss Link21 concepts and potential service improvements. Now this fall, Link21 is offering community members the opportunity to learn more about the type of train service, BART or Regional Rail, that would operate in the future train crossing between Oakland and San Francisco. Attendees will learn how these two options benefit riders, communities, and the Megaregion, plus how they differ. They will also have the chance to provide input to help the Link21 Program Team identify a recommendation for consideration of a Preliminary Project to be advanced by the BART and Capitol Corridor Boards of Directors in early 2024.

โ€œThe feedback we receive from people across our Northern California Megaregion will help us meet the needs of our diverse communities,โ€ said Sadie Graham, Link21 Program Director for BART. โ€œWe canโ€™t do this alone and need the public to continue being part of the planning process at every step of this generational undertaking.โ€


Virtual Events
Participate in a virtual event or look for Link21 in your community to learn more and help connect Northern California with better train service for future generations. Visit the Link21 Events webpage for more details.

Online Open House
Starting in early November and lasting approximately 30 days, you can conveniently visit anytime, 24 hours a day, seven days a week to learn more and provide input.

Link21 is a long-range transportation program sponsored by BART and Capitol Corridor to transform the train network serving the 21-county Northern California Megaregion, which includes the greater San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Bay area, the Sacramento area, and the Northern San Joaquin Valley.

Link21 will make it more convenient for people to take BART and Regional Rail (commuter, intercity, and high speed) throughout the Megaregion.

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