BART Beleaguered

September 1974
Time;9/30/1974, Vol. 104 Issue 14, p90
The article reports on the trip which officially launched the first regional urban rail-transit system on the morning of September 16, 1974. It says that the shiny aluminum train traveled out of Oakland, California through a tunnel under the bay and into San Francisco. It states that the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system passes to 33 stations along an X-shaped 71-mile-long path. It reveals that the system was intended as a model resolution for the nation's traffic-congested cities.


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