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BART has adjusted its schedule ahead of this weekend’s openings of its Milpitas and Berryessa stations.
The two stations, which make their debut Saturday, will add 13 minutes of travel time to the Daly City-Berryessa (Green) and Richmond-Berryessa (Orange) lines, BART officials said.
The 10-mile, $2.3 billion Berryessa project extends BART service from the Warm Springs District in Fremont through Milpitas to the Berryessa area of North San Jose.
The extension is BART’s first foray into Santa Clara County and gives the transit agency a total of 50 stations and roughly 130 miles of track.
Funds for the project came from Santa Clara County’s Measure A in 2000, the California Traffic Congestion Relief Program. and the Federal Transit Administration New Starts Program.
The Milpitas station is located at 1755 S. Milpitas Blvd. and the Berryessa/North San Jose Station is at 925 Berryessa Station Way.
Both stations will include direct VTA bus connection service, drop-off and pick-up areas for pedestrians and shuttles, bicycle storage and public areas to allow people to meet with each other near each station. The Milpitas station will also include a direct connection to VTA’s Milpitas light-rail station.
With BART service reduced during shelter in place orders, the hours of operation are 5 to 9 a.m. on weekdays and 8 to 9 p.m. on weekends.
More information on the new stations and schedules is available on BART’s website.