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Lake Merritt BART Station

Metro Station
Laney College, Oakland
  • Yunah R.
    "superior court house on Fallon street."(2 Tips)
    Matt H.
    "people at the service windows"(2 Tips)
    Justin S.
    "The warm DRY transfer point for Dublin/Pleasanton & Richmond lines."(2 Tips)
    Ryan B.
    "Lots of bike parking."(2 Tips)
25 Tips and reviews
  • court house
  • service window
  • scenic views
  • wifi
  • lakes
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  • Bennett W W.
    Bennett W WongAugust 17, 2016
    Oakland Chinatown, Civic Center? If you are attending classes at Laney College, then this is your stop.
  • Ryan B.
    Ryan BlockAugust 8, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Subterranean/underground station. Easy. Usually clean. Lots of bike parking.
  • Kai C.
    Kai CaoNovember 26, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Transfer at this station from Fremont to San Francisco/Daly City to avoid the freeze outside! Do not transfer at Bay Fair station!
  • Burton K.
    Burton KunzFebruary 2, 2015
    Be sure to have your ride lined up before you arrive.
  • Justin S.
    Justin SullivanJanuary 15, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    The warm DRY transfer point for Dublin/Pleasanton & Richmond lines.
  • Larry B.
    Larry BerryDecember 1, 2014
    People will ask where the court house is, say down Oak st.
  • Larry B.
    Larry BerryDecember 1, 2014
    Homeless use areas between benches as bathrooms, don't sit near here.
  • Larry B.
    Larry BerryDecember 1, 2014
    Lots of bike parking.
  • Yunah R.
    Yunah RhaMarch 22, 2013
    If you have a little free time, check out the lake from superior court house on Fallon street. Beautiful.
  • Roger F.
    Roger FralichDecember 19, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Bart Customer Service window in Station, merchandise and ticket sales. Excellent staff!
  • Andrea &.
    Andrea "djpurity"September 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    it's better to get off on this station stops then it is to go all the way to 12th Street Station.
  • Uday
    UdayJuly 23, 2012
    Dublin/pleasanton to Berkeley or vice versa: better transfer point than bay fair cuz this station is indoors and has outlets
  • Fruity P.
    Fruity PantsFebruary 29, 2012
    Stand or sit near a sky light to get wifi
  • Fruity P.
    Fruity PantsFebruary 29, 2012
    Wifi here is a joke!
    SFBARTFebruary 8, 2012
    Stroll around Lake Merritt (4 blocks from BART, 3.4 miles total) and enjoy views of downtown Oakland, checkout the Children's Fairyland or rent a Kayak at the Lake Merritt boating center. Read more
  • Matt H.
    Matt HuntDecember 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    This one's super clean, and the people at the service windows are awesome!
  • Carlisle H.
    Carlisle HaworthNovember 18, 2011
    I really like that one bench that's over on the north side right under the big skylight. It's SO supportive
  • Jen S.
    Jen SApril 10, 2011
    Like being harassed by homeless guys while the cops sit across the street eating donuts? Then come here after 8pm
  • Darwin S.
    Darwin SayoDecember 1, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Careful about picking up at the bus stops. The BART police over there love giving out tickets. $245 a pop.
  • Robert S.
    Robert ShayeMay 18, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Between 630-700 ish on Weekdays there is a guy in a leather coat who stands on the corner with 3 blue bags and just waits. He's been there every morning for at least 3 years, amazing!
  • Vinh L.
    Vinh LeMay 3, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Remember to pay for parking if you're parking in the lot from 10AM to 3PM
  • miranda
    mirandaJanuary 27, 2010
    watch people playing hackey sack or do tai chi in the station on weekends
  • Ovi R.
    Ovi RoatisJanuary 25, 2010
    Tai Chi ladies in the lobby
  • Sean N.
    Sean NarvasaNovember 4, 2009
    Been here 100+ times
    if you go there in the morning, you'll see a couple ballroom dancing!
  • Sharon
    SharonJuly 28, 2009
    Check out this cool east bay neighborhood.
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