BART API

Examples

The following links show examples of the various commands that are available through the BART API.

Command Description
Advisory information
Advisories Returns the current BART Service Advisories (BSA).
Train Count Returns the current count of trains in service.
Elevator Information Returns the current elevator status.
Help Returns the available API Advisory Information commands.
Real-Time Information
Real-Time Estimates Returns the Estimated Time of Departure (ETD) for the specified station.
Filtered Real-Time Estimates Returns the Estimated Time of Departure (ETD) for the specified station limited to a single direction (Northbound or Southbound).
Help Returns the available API Real-Time Information commands.
Route Information
Routes Returns a list of current BART Routes.
Route Information Returns detailed information about a specific route.
Help Returns the available API Route Information commands.
Schedule Information
QuickPlanner (Arrive) Returns schedule information based on specified arrive time.
QuickPlanner (Depart) Returns schedule information based on specified depart time.
Fare Returns the fare information between two stations.
Holidays Returns information about upcoming BART holidays.
Load Factor This command has been depricated. Load Factor information is not included directly in Schedule and Trip results.
Route Schedule Returns a complete schedule for the specified route
Available Schedules Returns a list of released BART Schedules and their effective date.
Special Schedules Returns any currently active special schedule announcements.
Station Schedule Returns a complete schedule for the specified station.
Help Returns the available API Schedule Information commands.
Station Information
Station List Returns a list of all BART stations.
Station Information Returns detailed information about the specified station.
Station Access Information Returns information about access to the specified station, along with nearby attractions.
Help Returns the available API Station Information commands.
Version Information
API Version Returns current API version information.