OAKLAND (CBS SF) – BART will raise parking fees at its Coliseum, Fruitvale, Lake Merritt, Macarthur, Rockridge and West Oakland stations due to a new parking fee tax in the city of Oakland, the agency said Thursday.
Effective Monday, the city of Oakland will impose an 18.5 percent tax on all parking fees that are collected citywide. All revenue from the tax will go to the city of Oakland, according to BART.READ MORE: Prop Gun Fired by Alec Baldwin on Movie Set Kills Cinematographer, Wounds Bay Area Director
As a result of the tax, BART will raise daily parking fees at the Coliseum, Lake Merritt, Macarthur and Rockridge stations to $3.55 and West Oakland’s daily fee to $12.40.READ MORE: Laudemer Arboleda Fatal Shooting: Danville Officer Andrew Hall Trial Heads To Closing Arguments
Riders can use the BART app to make contact-less daily parking fee payments and avoid waiting in line and touching the agency’s parking machines.MORE NEWS: Former Oakland Police Captain Wounded During Fatal Shooting At Gas Station
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