Lafayette station (BART)

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Lafayette
Bay Area Rapid Transit
Lafayette BART - 002.jpg
The Lafayette BART Station boarding platform
Location 3601 Deer Hill Road
Lafayette, CA 94549
Owned by Bay Area Rapid Transit
Line(s)
Platforms 1 Island platform
Construction
Parking 1629 spaces- Monthly Reserved, Daily ($1.50/day), Midday (free after 3pm), Extended Weekend (free), Carpool, Long Term/Airport Parking[1]
Bicycle facilities 30 Lockers
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened May 21, 1973 (44 years ago)
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2016) 3,842 exits/day[2]Decrease 1.78%
Services
Preceding station   Bart-logo.svg Bay Area Rapid Transit   Following station
Pittsburg/​Bay Point–​SFO/​Millbrae
toward SFO (Millbrae on weeknights & weekends)

Lafayette is a Bay Area Rapid Transit station in Lafayette, California. The station consists of one island platform in the center median of State Route 24.

Traveling by BART.jpg

Service at this station began on May 21, 1973;[3] in 2011 BART was reported to have spent $2 million on a wheelchair ramp at this station that lacked actual access to passengers that use wheelchairs.[4]

Station layout[edit]

P
Platform
level
Southbound      Pittsburg/​Bay Point–​SFO/​Millbrae toward San Francisco International Airport weekdays, Millbrae weekends (Orinda)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Northbound      Pittsburg/​Bay Point–​SFO/​Millbrae toward Pittsburg / Bay Point (Walnut Creek)
G Street Level Exits/Entrances
Mezzanine One-way faregates, ticket machines, station agent

Transit connections[edit]

Several County Connection bus routes stop at this station:

  • 6
  • 25 (weekdays only)
  • 250 (Gael Rail shuttle to St. Mary's College; does not operate during summer)

This station is in BART District 1 and is represented by Gail Murray who is also current BART President.[5]

The Lafayette Hillside Memorial is across the street.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bart.gov/stations/lafy/index.aspx#parking
  2. ^ Bay Area Rapid Transit District. "Monthly Ridership Reports". Retrieved 6 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2007-10-26. 
  4. ^ $2 Million BART Station Ramp Lacks Wheelchair Access, CBS San Francisco, October 4, 2011
  5. ^ Bay Area Rapid Transit District Biograophy, BART.gov, retrieved January 23, 2008

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°53′35″N 122°07′29″W / 37.893186°N 122.124614°W / 37.893186; -122.124614