BART running longer trains for shoppers

BART will be running longer trains throughout the day today to accommodate holiday shoppers and other people traveling around the Bay Area.

The agency is on a regular weekday schedule but is running longer trains in anticipation of large crowds expected to visit stores throughout the region today, which is known in the retail world as Black Friday.

The agency will also be enforcing parking rules at its stations, so transit officials are urging drivers to pay their fees if they leave their vehicle in a parking lot that usually requires payment.

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