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Enjoy free ice cream, bundt cakes as BART celebrates 40th anniversary

Original post made on Sep 20, 2012

This month marks 40 years of BART service and the transit system is ready to celebrate with ice cream giveaways, free field trip tickets for
school children and plenty of vintage BART photos to reminisce.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, September 20, 2012, 7:07 AM

Comments

Posted by Don, a resident of Ironwood
on Sep 20, 2012 at 10:09 am

I remember well the test tracks being built and running a test train between Concord and Pleasant Hill. Our family business was located there and we watching the operation unfold in front of us daily. A model train was set up that you could tour and it looked like something out of a movie. Who would have ever thought 40 years later, it is nothing to see these trains all over the bay area. I am glad I am still around to see it grow.


Posted by Daniel Bradford, a resident of Foothill High School
on Sep 21, 2012 at 2:50 am

"Free ice cream from corporate sponsor Dreyer's and bundt cakes from Nothing Bundt Cakes of Emeryville will be up for grabs at stations throughout the Bay Area starting on Sept. 29 at San Francisco's Powell and Oakland's Rockridge stations from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Ice cream giveaways will also be held on Oct. 13 and Oct. 27 at four other stations."

BART has signs posted in all stations cautioning people that they can be cited for eating or drinking in the station or on the trains. And so BART gives away free food...

Well done!

It's a rule honored more in the breach than the observance, anyway.