Fruitvale (BART Station)
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Fruitvale BART Station
Fruitvale
Bay Area Rapid Transit
Fruitvale station from garage (2), March 2018.JPG
Fruitvale station in March 2018
Location3401 East 12th Street, Oakland, California
Coordinates37°46?29?N 122°13?27?W / 37.7748°N 122.2241°W / 37.7748; -122.2241Coordinates: 37°46?29?N 122°13?27?W / 37.7748°N 122.2241°W / 37.7748; -122.2241
Owned byBay Area Rapid Transit
Line(s)BART A-Line
Platforms2 side platforms
ConnectionsBus transportAC Transit: O, 1, 14, 19, 20, 21, 39, 47, 51A, 54, 62, 339, 648, 654, 655, 706, 801, 851
Construction
Parking1268 spaces
Bicycle facilitiesracks, station, 20 lockers
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedSeptember 11, 1972
Traffic
Passengers (2019)8,118 (weekday average)[1]
Services

Fruitvale station is a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station located in the Fruitvale District of Oakland, California, United States. The elevated station has two side platforms.

History

Protesters after the 2009 police shooting of Oscar Grant

Service at the station began on September 11, 1972.[2] The redevelopment of the immediate station area from a parking lot to a mixed-use "transit village" has served as a model for transit-oriented development planning elsewhere in the Bay Area.

On January 1, 2009, a BART police officer fatally shot an unarmed man, Oscar Grant III, at Fruitvale station while responding to reports of a fight on a train.[3][4] Grant's death sparked several protests in Oakland, and was one of several police killings that contributed to the nationwide Black Lives Matter movement.[5][6]Fruitvale Station, a film about the killing, was released in 2013.

See also

References

  1. ^ Bay Area Rapid Transit District (September 2019). "Monthly Ridership Reports".
  2. ^ "BART Chronology January 1947 - March 2009" (PDF). San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. March 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 13, 2013.
  3. ^ Tucker, Jill; Zito, Kelly; Knight, Heather (January 2, 2009). "Deadly BART brawl - officer shoots rider, 22". San Francisco Chronicle.
  4. ^ Bulwa, Demian (January 5, 2009). "BART appeals for calm as footage shows shooting". San Francisco Chronicle.
  5. ^ Williams, Yohuru. "You're Nobody 'Till Somebody Kills You: Baltimore, Freddie Gray and the Problem of History". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ "Trayvon Martin. Marissa Alexander. Oscar Grant. Justice for all! #blacklivesmatter". Black Lives Matter. Retrieved 2015.

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