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Bobbie

32 neighbors want station signage in large lettters on the walls so that BART stations can be easily identified in San Francisco.

Bobbie
The example shown is from the Paris Metro. This seems to be a problem that was solved in the 19th century in many subway wayfinding systems.

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Nicholas Josefowitz

Much of BART's core systems dates from the 1960s. Those systems have started to fail. Some, like our escalators, have failed. We can't keep maintaining 1960s kit, and expect it to function like new. Now is the time to take decisive action to rebuild BART's core systems from the ground up. It's what we know we need, and it's what the Bay Area is demanding.

Read my call to action in The San Francisco Examiner: www.sfexaminer.com/time-come-r...

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Posted Mar 30, 2016
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Doris

Thankful for a wife that reads French. May still be in the Metro.

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Posted Nov 21, 2014
Dan
Dan
Nov 21, 2014

Hah ... I'd still be in the subway in Tokyo without Bridget's help!

Posted by Dan on Nov 21, 2014
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Jacquelien

This is a good idea

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Posted Nov 19, 2014
Tom K.
Tom K.
Nov 19, 2014

Agreed. I noticed MUNI seems to do a better job. You almost have to walk outside the BART car just to see the station name. Another solution would be listing the station name electronically in the car.

Posted by Tom K. on Nov 19, 2014
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Michael Molesky

Yes, the signage needs to be visible from inside the train car!

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Posted Nov 18, 2014
Dan
Dan
Nov 18, 2014

Amen to that!

Posted by Dan on Nov 18, 2014
Ty Walrod
Ty Walrod
Nov 18, 2014

Yes please! I always feel a little bad for the visitors to SF who have no idea where they are.

Posted by Ty Walrod on Nov 18, 2014
Bobbie
Bobbie
Nov 18, 2014

Yes. Especially if those visitors are sitting on the side where they only see a blank wall. They haven't got a chance of seeing which station they're at. It would help a great deal to have the station name written in foot high (or bigger) letters, multiple times at the level of the windows on the cars. There's no help from the sound system, either. You can't really hear the name of the station being announced. Thanks for considering.

Posted by Bobbie on Nov 18, 2014
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Dan

I completely agree with this idea Bobbie - I'm always trying to find the station name through the window. Thanks for posting!

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Posted Nov 17, 2014
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