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Re: BART from Fremont to Warm Springs and San Jose

Postby lpetrich » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:09 pm

Warm Springs/So.Fremont Station West Access Bridge & Plaza Project | bart.gov
BART and the City of Fremont are working together on a project to build a pedestrian and bicycle bridge over the Union Pacific tracks connecting the new plaza west of the station to the Warm Springs/South Fremont BART Station. Work at the station will begin in January, 2019 and is scheduled for completion in 2020.

Cost for new Warm Springs BART pedestrian bridge rises before shovels hit ground – East Bay Times

There's a planned brownfield infill development that it will serve. There is another brownfield development to the east of the station. I checked on some mapping sites:
  • Terraserver -- now payware
  • Bing -- BART station under construction. Parking lots unpaved.
  • Google -- BART station almost open. No construction on either side.
  • MapQuest -- BART station almost open. Ground clearing on east side.
  • Yahoo -- BART station open. Ground clearing and some construction on both sides.
Warm Springs Transit Village - Van Meter Williams Pollack LLP is about the east side -- mostly multistory apartment blocks. I couldn't find anything recent on the west side, but I'm guessing that it's likely similar.
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Re: BART from Fremont to Warm Springs and San Jose

Postby lensovet » Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:28 pm

if you have an apple device, Apple Maps actually has more up-to-date satellite imagery.
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Re: BART from Fremont to Warm Springs and San Jose

Postby lpetrich » Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:33 am

I have an iMac, and I checked on Apple Maps. That is indeed the case. There are several buildings in various stages of construction on both sides, though on the west side, it is still mostly ground clearing.

BART has a page on such property development: Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) | bart.gov I checked on which stations list property developments:
  • Core: MacArthur XC
  • Richmond: Ashby X, El Cerrito P, Richmond XP
  • Pittsburg/Antioch: Walnut Creek C, Pleasant Hill XCP, North Concord / Martinez P
  • Fremont: Lake Merritt P, Fruitvale XP, Coliseum C, San Leandro XC, Hayward X, South Hayward X
  • Dublin-Pleasanton: Castro Valley X, West D-P XCP, East D-P X
  • SF/Millbrae: West Oakland P, Balboa Park P, Millbrae P
X = at least partially completed
C = under construction
P = planned / proposed

No mention of Warm Springs.
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Re: BART from Fremont to Warm Springs and San Jose

Postby The EGE » Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:30 pm

Here's my aerial photo of the station on December 30. The red fences near the split in the darker (UP) track may be footing construction.

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Re: BART from Fremont to Warm Springs and San Jose

Postby lpetrich » Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:48 pm

Thanx. It's impressive how far that construction has gone. Does this construction extend further east or west?
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