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Ethan Elkind BART turns 40: Some history lessons

BART, the Bay Area Rapid Transit system, turns 40-years-old on the unfortunate anniversary of 9/11.  Some historical and financial tidbits:

– The original system was supposed to serve Marin and San Mateo Counties, along with San Francisco, Alameda, and Contra Costa Counties.  According to Stephen Zwerling, San Mateo dropped out due … More >

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