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Fruitvale BART Station
Fruitvale station in March 2018
Location 3401 East 12th Street, Oakland, California Coordinates 37°46?29?N 122°13?27?W / 37.7748°N 122.2241°W Coordinates: 37°46?29?N 122°13?27?W / 37.7748°N 122.2241°W Owned by Bay Area Rapid Transit Line(s) BART A-Line Platforms 2 side platforms Connections AC Transit: O, 1, 14, 19, 20, 21, 39, 47, 51A, 54, 62, 339, 648, 654, 655, 706, 801, 851 Construction Parking 1268 spaces Bicycle facilities racks, station, 20 lockers Disabled access Yes History Opened September 11, 1972 Traffic Passengers (2019) 8,118 (weekday average)  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.
Protesters after the 2009 police shooting of Oscar Grant
Service at the station began on September 11, 1972.
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.  Grant's death sparked several protests in Oakland, and was one of several police killings that contributed to the nationwide  Black Lives Matter movement.   , a film about the killing, was released in 2013.
Bay Area Rapid Transit District (September 2019). "Monthly Ridership Reports".
"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.
Tucker, Jill; Zito, Kelly; Knight, Heather (January 2, 2009). "Deadly BART brawl - officer shoots rider, 22". San Francisco Chronicle.
Bulwa, Demian (January 5, 2009). "BART appeals for calm as footage shows shooting". San Francisco Chronicle.
Williams, Yohuru. "You're Nobody 'Till Somebody Kills You: Baltimore, Freddie Gray and the Problem of History". Huffington Post . Retrieved 2015.
"Trayvon Martin. Marissa Alexander. Oscar Grant. Justice for all! #blacklivesmatter". Black Lives Matter . Retrieved 2015.