12th Street Oakland City Center station

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12th St Oakland
Bay Area Rapid Transit
Lower platform at 12th Street - Oakland City Center, July 2017.JPG
Southbound platform at 12th Street Oakland City Center station
Location 1245 Broadway, Oakland, California
Coordinates 37°48′13″N 122°16′19″W / 37.803608°N 122.272006°W / 37.803608; -122.272006Coordinates: 37°48′13″N 122°16′19″W / 37.803608°N 122.272006°W / 37.803608; -122.272006
Owned by Bay Area Rapid Transit
Line(s) BART K-Line
Platforms 1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Connections Bus transport AC Transit: Broadway Shuttle, 1, 6, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 29, 33, 40, 51A, 72, 72M, 72R, 88, 96, 314, 611, 800, 801, 802, 805, 840, 851
Construction
Bicycle facilities none provided by BART
8 lockers managed by City of Oakland
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened September 11, 1972[1]
Previous names Oakland City Center/12th Street (until c. 2005)
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2016) 14,403 exits/day[2]
Services
Preceding station   Bart-logo.svg Bay Area Rapid Transit   Following station
toward Millbrae (Daly City on Saturdays)
Richmond–​Daly City/​Millbrae
toward Richmond
toward Fremont
Richmond–​Warm Springs/South Fremont
toward SFO (Millbrae on weeknights & weekends)
Antioch–​SFO/​Millbrae

12th Street/Oakland City Center is an underground Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station located under Broadway between 11th Street and 14th Street in Downtown Oakland, adjacent to the Oakland City Center. It is the busiest BART station in both Oakland and the East Bay, and the 5th busiest BART station overall, with a daily ridership of approximately 14,000 in November 2016.[2]

Station layout[edit]

Street Level Exit/Entrance
Mezzanine One-way faregates, ticket machines, station agent, Oakland City Center entrance/exit
Northbound      Antioch–​SFO/​Millbrae

​ toward Pittsburg / Bay Point (19th Street Oakland)

Island platform, doors will open on the left, right
Northbound      Richmond–​Daly City/​Millbrae

​ toward Richmond (19th Street Oakland)
     Richmond–​Warm Springs/South Fremont

​ toward Richmond (19th Street Oakland)

Side platform, doors will open on the right
Southbound      Antioch–​SFO/​Millbrae

​ toward SFO weekdays, Millbrae weekends (West Oakland)
     Richmond–​Daly City/​Millbrae

​ toward Millbrae weekdays, Daly City Saturdays (West Oakland)
     Richmond–​Warm Springs/South Fremont

​ toward Warm Springs (Lake Merritt)

The concourse mezzanine is on the first level downstairs, an island platform and two main tracks for Northbound trains (bound for Richmond and Antioch) are on the second level downstairs, and a side platform with one track for Southbound trains (bound for Warm Springs/South Fremont, Millbrae, and San Francisco International Airport) are on the third level downstairs. The station has red brickwork, contrasting with the blue of nearby 19th Street/Oakland station.

The station has eight public entrances: two at 11th Street, three at 13th Street, and two at 14th Street, plus one from the belowground plaza of Oakland City Center near 13th Street.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BART Chronology January 1947 – March 2009" (PDF). San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. March 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 13, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Bay Area Rapid Transit District. "Monthly Ridership Reports". Retrieved 6 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Station Map - 12th St. Oakland City Center". San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. Archived from the original on November 8, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to 12th Street Oakland City Center station at Wikimedia Commons