Walnut Creek

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About Walnut Creek

  • Transit Lines: Pittsburg/Bay Point - SFO Line
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Walnut Creek is an elevated subway station in Walnut Creek, California, on the Pittsburg/Bay Point – SFO/Millbrae line of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system. Walnut Creek station is in Walnut Creek, a major suburb in the East Bay area of the San Francisco Bay Area, one of the largest metropolitan areas of the United States. The station itself is at the intersection of three major roads - Ygnacio Valley Road, Hillside Avenue, Riviera Avenue - and an off-ramp from the Sinclair Freeway (). Due to Walnut Creek's high ridership and large catchment area, BART has proposed that the station be the center of a 5.3-acre (2.1-ha) transit-oriented development scheme which includes 440 residential units, 8,700 sq ft (810 m) of office space, 33,000 sq ft (3,100 m) of retail space, and 1,373 parking spaces. Walnut Creek station opened on 21 May 1973 as part of an extension from MacArthur to Concord. With 5,920 exits each weekday, Walnut Creek is the busiest BART station on the Pittsburg/Bay Point – SFO/Millbrae line and the second-busiest in Contra Costa County, with El Cerrito del Norte being the busiest in the county. In its 2004 comprehensive station plan for Walnut Creek, BART predicted

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