12th Street Oakland City Center station

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12th Street Oakland City Center
Bay Area Rapid Transit
Lower platform at 12th Street - Oakland City Center, July 2017.JPG
A view of the 12th Street Oakland City Center southbound boarding platform, 2017
Location 1245 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
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
Platforms 1 side platform, 1 island platform
Tracks 3
Connections AC Transit: Routes 1, 6, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 29, 33, 40, 51A, 72, 72M, 72R*, 88, 96, 314, 611, 618 (local); 800, 801, 802, 805, 840, 851 (All Nighter)
* - Route operates weekdays only
Bicycle facilities none provided by BART
8 lockers managed by City of Oakland
Disabled access Yes
Opened September 11, 1972 (44 years ago)
Previous names 12th Street (1972–1982)
Passengers (FY 2016) 14,403 exits/day[1]Increase 3.46%
Rank 5th busiest
Preceding station   Bart-logo.svg Bay Area Rapid Transit   Following station
toward Richmond
Richmond–​Daly City/​Millbrae
toward Millbrae (Daly City on Saturdays)
Richmond–​Warm Springs/South Fremont
Pittsburg/​Bay Point–​SFO/​Millbrae
toward SFO (Millbrae on weeknights & weekends)
12th Street Oakland City Center is located in Oakland, California
12th Street Oakland City Center

12th Street Oakland City Center[2] is an underground Bay Area Rapid Transit station located at the intersection of 12th Street and Broadway at the Oakland City Center in Downtown Oakland north of the Oakland Wye. It is the busiest BART station in both Oakland and the East Bay, with a monthly ridership of approximately 14,000 as of November 2016,[3] and is the 5th busiest BART station overall.[1]

The concourse mezzanine is on the first level downstairs, an island platform and two main tracks for Northbound trains (bound for Richmond and Pittsburg/Bay Point) 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.

Station layout[edit]

G Street Level Exit/Entrance
M Mezzanine One-way faregates, ticket machines, station agent, Oakland City Center entrance/exit
B1 Northbound      Pittsburg/​Bay Point–​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      Pittsburg/​Bay Point–​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)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Bay Area Rapid Transit District. "Monthly Ridership Reports". Retrieved 6 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "12th St. Oakland City Center Station". Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). Retrieved 2014-02-28. 
  3. ^ "Monthly Ridership Reports". www.bart.gov. 2017. 

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