OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Parking fees will rise at three East Bay BART stations starting Monday.
The daily parking rate will increase to $2 in Hayward, to $2.50 in Richmond, and $8 in West Oakland, BART officials said.READ MORE: Gov. Newsom Signs Executive Order to Halt Pandemic Evictions Through June
The hike is part of a program that evaluates parking lot usage every 6 months. Fees are raised 50 cents for lots that are full and are lowered for lost that are less than 95 percent full, according to BART officials.
There is a $3 cap for daily parking fees, except at West Oakland, the last East Bay stop before San Francisco.READ MORE: Armed Guards, Volunteers Join Police to Patrol Streets in Oakland's Chinatown
The last time BART raised parking fees was on Dec. 7, when they went up to $3 per day at Millbrae, $2 per day at Concord and North Concord/Martinez and $1.50 per day at the Coliseum station in Oakland, officials said.
BART riders can use cash, Clipper cards or BART tickets to pay for parking.MORE NEWS: COVID: California Moves to Boost Vaccinations in Underserved Communities - 'We Have To Be Bolder'
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