letter to the editor

Supporting BART retrofitting

Beginning early next year, BART will start service systemwide one hour later for a vital retrofit of the Transbay Tube, which will impact thousands of our early-morning riders. The line connecting the East Bay and San Francisco, called the Transbay Tube, is BART’s most critical asset. Although it is structurally
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BART must do better for the commuters who depend on it

BAY AREA AFFAIRS: In making decisions that impact thousands, BART must be inclusive and sensitive to low-income and minority commuters

Starting in February of next year, 2,900 Bay Area commuters will have to find alternative routes to their early-morning jobs for the next four years — because BART has decided it needs to save 5 percent of its total construction costs. This decision will leave thousands of predominantly low-income and
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5 places to see art for free in Berkeley (besides BAMPFA)

Spots to check out cool art for free in Berkeley itself, however, do exist — one just needs to know where to look. The Daily Californian has compiled a list of five such locations, all of which aim to serve the Berkeley community and expose visitors to the wonders of their collections.
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