Take BART to the MLK Day Celebration

  BART is providing 5,000 flash passes to organizations, churches and community groups to provide free rides to those who would like to attend the many events held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Yerba Buena Gardens on Monday, January 19.  – See more at: http://www.bart.gov/mlk  ...

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BART Small Business Support Services Understanding Construction Sub-Contracts Workshop

Please join us on February 6, 2014 for a BART Small Business Support Services Understanding Construction Sub-Contracts Workshop to be held at Everett and Jones, 126 Broadway Avenue, Oakland CA, 94617 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. This two-hour interactive workshop with experienced construction law attorneys will provide practical tips on...

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Imminent – Eminent It’s a Tongue Twister

A monthly update by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. The September meeting of the Government Relations Committee was lively and focused on two major issues that will impact the Richmond Business community if they come to fruition.  BART Board member Zakhary Mallett came to the meeting to...

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BART to Run 24/7 While Bay Bridge is Closed

BART will be open while the Bay Bridge is closed over Labor Day Weekend. BART will run trains 24 hours/day from the start of service this Wednesday morning at 4 am thru and including Monday night until midnight. Trains will stop running from midnight Monday night until 4 am. Tuesday...

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Traffic Relief and Garbage Were the Topics Du Jour At the May Government Relations Meeting

Article by Michelle Blackwell, Chair, Richmond Chamber Government Relations Committee. Zakhary Mallett, Bart Board Director, District 7, dropped into the Government Relations Committee meeting in May to give the Richmond Chamber an overview of his plans to reduce the traffic load on I-80.  Mallet is proposing a new study to...

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BART wants to work with local small businesses

BART is inviting small businesses* to attend one of their meetings scheduled throughout the Bay Area this month. See this flyer for meeting details and how to register with the appropriate meeting host (e.g. VFM Consultants). If you are not a small business, please feel free to circulate the informational...

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