Your wish is about to come true. Translink will be here in about a week from now. Good on Muni, BART, and CAL Train. Say goodbye to your EZ rider, as it’ll be phased out the remaining of the year.
Said “SecretAgentMan” of the BART Rage forums. And, kids, this is why we consider the source on everything we see* on the TV with the typewriter. Because it just ain’t so. How do we know? Because we asked BART. Who referred us to their previously posted statementon TL’s launch, and added
Nothing has changed since then…it’s the same schedule with the “soft launch” testing, etc. The real date that will matter to people, when it is beyond the small group of testers and really wide open for everybody to use, is still a ways away.
Look, if our options are an untested launch today, or a tested launch later this summer, we know which one we’re picking. Until then, we’ll keep you posted, and, folks, be save on those forums.
Additional reporting by Matt Baume.
*perhaps even what you’re reading right now, how’s that for a mind trip?