12th Street Oakland City Center station
12th Street/Oakland City Center is an underground Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station located under Broadway between 11th Street and 14th Street in Downtown Oakland, adjacent to the Oakland City Center. It is the busiest BART station in both Oakland and the East Bay, and the 5th busiest BART station overall, with a daily ridership of approximately 14,000 in September 2019.
Southbound platform at 12th Street Oakland City Center station
|Location||1245 Broadway, Oakland, California|
|Owned by||Bay Area Rapid Transit|
|Platforms||1 side platform, 1 island platform|
|Connections||AC Transit: Broadway Shuttle, 1, 6, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 29, 33, 40, 51A, 72, 72M, 72R, 88, 96, 314, 611, 800, 801, 802, 805, 840, 851|
|Bicycle facilities||none provided by BART|
8 lockers managed by City of Oakland
|Opened||September 11, 1972|
|Previous names||Oakland City Center/12th Street (until c. 2005)|
|Passengers (2019)||14,040 (weekday average)|
Sunday-only service to the station on the Dublin/Pleasanton line began as part of service changes effective February 11, 2019; on Sundays, the station serves as a transfer point between the Dublin/Pleasanton line and Transbay service. Sunday Dublin/Pleasanton service will be rerouted back to San Francisco on February 16, 2020.
|Mezzanine||One-way faregates, ticket machines, station agent, Oakland City Center entrance/exit|
|Northbound||→ Antioch–SFO/Millbrae toward Pittsburg / Bay Point (19th Street Oakland) →|
|Island platform, doors will open on the left, right|
|Northbound||→ Richmond–Daly City/Millbrae toward Richmond (19th Street Oakland) →|
→ Richmond–Warm Springs/South Fremont toward Richmond (19th Street Oakland) →
|Side platform, doors will open on the right|
|Southbound||← Antioch–SFO/Millbrae toward SFO weekdays, Millbrae weekends (West Oakland) |
← Richmond–Daly City/Millbrae toward Millbrae weekdays, Daly City Saturdays (West Oakland)
← Richmond–Warm Springs/South Fremont toward Warm Springs (Lake Merritt)
The concourse mezzanine is on the first level downstairs, an island platform and two main tracks for Northbound trains (bound for Richmond and Antioch) are on the second level downstairs, and a side platform with one track for Southbound trains (bound for Warm Springs/South Fremont, Millbrae, and San Francisco International Airport) are on the third level downstairs. The station has red brickwork, contrasting with the blue of nearby 19th Street/Oakland station.
The station has eight public entrances: two at 11th Street, three at 13th Street, and two at 14th Street, plus one from the belowground plaza of Oakland City Center near 13th Street.
- "BART Chronology January 1947 – March 2009" (PDF). San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. March 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 13, 2013.
- Bay Area Rapid Transit District (September 2019). "Monthly Ridership Reports".
- "February 11 schedule change impacts weekdays and Sundays" (Press release). San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. January 15, 2019.
- "New Sunday service plan to begin in February" (Press release). San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. November 25, 2019.
- "Station Map - 12th St. Oakland City Center". San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. Archived from the original on November 8, 2014.
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