New Year's Eve flash pass, service adjustments, for holiday travelers

Leave your car at home and use  BART's "New Year's Eve Flash Pass" for your celebration travels. This pass costs $6.00 and is good for unlimited rides on BART from 6 p.m. Wednesday, December 31, 2008 through 3 a.m. Thursday, January 1, 2009. Forget the turnstiles -- simply flash it at the Station Agent and pass through the swing gate.

Passes are on sale now at Safeway stores in the greater Bay Area, the BART Customer Services Center at the Lake Merritt BART station and the MyTransitPlus Stores in the Embarcadero, Civic Center, Montgomery, Powell, Coliseum, Bay Fair and Richmond stations. Check out the full list of all the Flash Pass vendors (.pdf) to find a location near you.

Extended Hours on New Year’s Eve
BART service normally ends around midnight, but to accommodate New Year’s revelers, service will end around 3:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 1, 2009, including stand-by trains to accommodate crowds throughout the evening. Check back here for more details when they become available.

Sunday Schedule on New Year's Day
On New Year’s Day, Thursday, January 1, 2009, BART runs a Sunday/Holiday schedule with service starting at around 8:00 a.m. Check the QuickPlanner for detailed trip plans on New Year's Day.