Advisory Information API

Advisory Overview

The Advisory Information API contains command for requesting information about BART Service Advisories (BSA), elevator messages, and current system train count. This information is pulled from the real-time information system that is used for the BART website as well as the station information signs. It is updated every minute.

The following commands are available through the Advisory Information API calls:

Command Description
bsa Requests current advisory information.
count Request the number of trains currently active in the system.
elev Requests current elevator status information.
help Provides a summary of the commands available through the BSA API.
ver This command has been depricated and replaced by the API Version command.