BART extension opens in Antioch. In May 2018, BART reached deeper into East Contra Costa County with an extension from Pittsburg to Antioch along Highway 4. Antioch riders can now reach downtown Oakland without bus transfers in just over an hour. BART projects that 5,600 people will ride the extension each day during its first year. Learn more.
25-year-old Katrina Gonzalez crosses seven freeways to commute 80 miles away from her home in Stockton to her job as a restaurant manager at a Red Lobster in San Jose. She and her husband moved to Stockton to buy a house after failing to find anything affordable closer to work. She now spends three hours commuting to and from work, and spends $300 per month on gas.
Source: Marisa Kendall / The Mercury News