Rad artist and all-around-good-guy Josh Ellingson was recently contracted to do new illustrations that will be featured inside BART trains.
“The campaign is called “Thank You BART Riders,” and it spotlights a different station and highlights its uniqueness in the system. If you’re in the Bay Area, you should start seeing these aboard the trains sometime in early Spring.”
Some days, it’s hard enough just to get to work on time wearing clean clothes. Apparently well aware of that reality, two priests from a Burlingame church were on hand at the Millbrae BART station this morning dispensing “ashes to go” to commuters for the first day of Lent. Pretty clever, we think.
Wait, they’re not asking believers to give up BART, are they? no. can. do.
If many of us weren’t already squeamish about invisible nastiness lurking on BART, things got a whole lot worse this week. Yesterday, BART officials announced that a Contra Costa County resident with measles commuted between the East Bay and San Francisco on Feb. 4 through 6, potentially exposing countless riders to the virus.
According to BART, the person traveled between the Lafayette and Montgomery Street Stations during the morning and evening commutes from 6 to 8 a.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and spent time at San Francisco’s E & O Kitchen and Bar on the evening of Feb. 4. The San Francisco Chronicle has since identified the rider as an employee of LinkedIn. This is not the kind of networking we envisioned! (more…)