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First BART Ride Memorabilia

bart_firstday_cropTemescal historian Ray Raineri gave us this BART memorabila today, commemorating the first ride on BART on October 11, 1972. It includes a map of the system and detailed instructions on how to ride BART.


  • BART initially ran just Monday-Friday 8 am – 6 pm from Fremont to MacArthur stations running in intervals of 15 and 8 minutes.
  • 30 cents was the lowest value for a BART ticket in 1972, $20 was the highest.

Elizabeth Shemaria

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