Twitter roasts San Jose BART extension plans: ‘Journey to the center of the Earth’

A conceptual rendering shows plans for the future 28th Street/Little Portugal BART station in San Jose. Critics have seized on the long staircase riders will have to ascend to get from the station’s boarding platform to street level.

Public transit advocates are pillorying plans for the $6.9 billion extension of BART service through downtown San Jose over station designs that require passengers to descend up to 90 feet to get from the street to their trains.

On Twitter, dozens of replies and quote-tweets have panned a Monday post from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, which is building the BART extension, criticizing a

→ Continue reading at Mercury News

More from author

Related posts

Advertisment

Latest posts

Put Your Wallet Away. Meat Prices Are Not Likely To Rise After JBS Cyberattack

Enlarge this image A weekend ransomware attack on the world's largest...

Bankrupt downtown San Jose hotel owner wins big round in court

Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group An 805-room hotel in downtown San Jose at 170 S. Market St. that had filed...

Return of VTA light rail will take ‘weeks or months’

SAN JOSE, CA – JUNE 1: VTA trains remain idled in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, June 1, 2021, nearly one...