BART Turns 40 This Month -- And Looks Every Year of It
|Courtesy of BART|
|BART was lovlier then .. in every way|
In case it slipped your mind, BART is having a birthday this month -- its 40th. If you find this news hard to believe, look no further than the four decades of carpet on your train. In any event, the employees were hoping all you loyal passengers would make 40 a special ride for BART.
BART fired off an e-mail today to its passengers asking for any and all old BART memorabilia (like photos of BART at its first birthday party with frosting on its face)?
|Could really use a nip and a tuck|
"We'll display some of the visuals on a Pinterest pinboard and will use materials in other ways to tell our story," BART staff said.
So if you come across any relics or old photos that you'd like to share, please post them to Flickr, using the Creative Commons license (so the transit agency can give you proper attribution). Tag your shots with "BART40th." If you are really into party planning, you can also e-mail ideas and suggestions to email@example.com.
Otherwise, come give the birthday train that big spanking it so deserves.
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