Putting the Art Back in BART
In the sixties, when architects and engineers were first planning the Bay Area Rapid Transit system, they had big dreams. Trains would circle the bay, traveling up into Marin and down to Palo Alto. But BART founders wanted to do more than move people — they wanted to move people, too. But how? Reporter Reis Thebault has the story.
REPORTERS: Reis Thebault
PHOTO CAPTION & CREDIT: Even BART officials seem to miss the art at the system's stations. Here, a mural by Win Ng at the Orinda BART stop has been covered in advertisements. Photo by Reis Thebault.