Lafayette (BART station)

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Lafayette
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The Lafayette BART Station boarding platform
Station statistics
Address 3601 Deer Hill Road
Lafayette, CA 94549
Line(s)
Platforms 1 Island platform
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
Other information
Opened May 21, 1973
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Bay Area Rapid Transit
Traffic
Passengers (FY 2013) 3,715 exits/day[2] Increase 5%
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 Faregates, ticket machines, station agent to Exits/Entrances

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. ^ "BART Fiscal Year Weekday Average Exits". Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  3. ^ [1]
  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