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Transit schedules change for President’s Day holiday

Daily Planet wire report
Monday February 19, 2001

Many Bay area public transit agencies are planning scaled-back service for the President's Day holiday on Monday. 

BART spokeswoman Vicki Wills said trains will operate Monday, Feb. 19 on a Saturday schedule on all five lines from 6 a.m. to midnight.  

The BART administration office will be closed. More information is available by calling the toll free number listed in local telephone directories. 

Caltrain will run on a special holiday schedule, according to spokeswoman Rita Haskin. She said only 62 trains will run between San Francisco and San Jose on Feb. 19, with four trains serving Gilroy.  

Normally, 78 trains operate on weekdays. The modified holiday schedule is posted at stations and on trains, and can be found at Passengers needing information can also call (800) 660-4287 or (650) 508-6448 for TDD. 

AC Transit will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule on Monday. Transbay service will operate throughout the three-day weekend only on lines A, C, F, N/NL and O, and the AC Transit ticket office in San Francisco's Transbay terminal will be closed throughout the weekend.  

More information is available toll free at 817-1717 or online at 

Golden Gate transit and ferry service will also operate a Sunday/Holiday schedule on President's Day Monday. More information about service schedules and fares is available at the Golden Gate Transit web site, which is located at, or by phone at (415) 455-2000 in Marin County, (707) 541-2000 in Sonoma County and (415) 923-2000 in San Francisco. 

Santa Clara Valley buses, express buses, shuttles and light rail will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Presidents Day. VTA's Downtown Customer Service Center and the Customer Service Call Center will also operate on regular weekday hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., respectively. For more on transit schedules and other information, contact VTA Customer Service at(408) 321-2300.