Aria Bendix, provided by Published 1:26 pm CST, Thursday, January 10, 2019 Rafael Castillo/Flickr San Francisco’s Bay Area Rapid Transit system is introducing hundreds of new train cars in hopes of improving service. As the new cars arrive, the agency will soon run out of room to store the old ones. BART plans to entertain a suggestion to convert the old train cars into much-needed housing. Public transit is undergoing a major overhaul in San Francisco. The city’s Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system recently unveiled a multibillion-dollar plan to build the “Fleet of the Future,” a series of high-tech train cars that promise a “quieter, cooler, and more comfortable ride.” In November, BART placed an order for more than 700 new cars, with the agency setting aside funds for up to 1,200. Starting in spring 2019, the agency expects to have ten new cars delivered each month. Read more: A $2 billion transit center in San Francisco shut down just months after it opened. Here’s everything that’s gone wrong. At that rate, BART would run out of room to house its older trains by 2020. Bay Area Rapid Transit The agency is now weighing some surprising ideas for how to… Read full this story
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