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Bay Area Rapid Transit Proposes Letting Riders Jump The Security Line At SF Airport. Could Something Similar Happen In LA?




 A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train emerges from a tunnel on in Berkeley, California.
A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train emerges from a tunnel on in Berkeley, California.
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Bay Area Rapid Transit wants to make taking the train to the San Francisco International Airport more appealing. 

Bart is proposing a plan that would allow its riders to join the “priority” security lines. The proposal calls for issuing a pilot with SFO and expanding, possibly even to other airports and beyond, if it’s successful. The goal is to incentivize ridership. Another plus to the proposal could be easing congested roads. According to Aviation Pros, SFO hasn’t officially entered into an agreement with BART, and BART’s Board of Directors take a vote for initial approval next week. Would you change up your mode of transportation if it means jumping the security line at the airport? We take a look at the proposal and check in on the latest happenings around LAX. Could this type of system or something similar be possible here in L.A.? Join the conversation by calling 866-893-5722.

Guests:

Jim Allison, media relations manager for Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART); he tweets @jkabart

Brian Sumers, senior aviation business editor for Skift, a website that covers global travel; he tweets @Briansumers