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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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FEMA grants BART $6.8M to boost security

BART applied for the FEMA grant in June and competed with other transit systems nationwide. It was one of 19 different systems to receive grants, and BART received one of the most substantial grants, according to BART media relations manager James Allison.
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