through the joint development we've been doing and direct development," explained BART board member Tom Radulovich prior to the vote. "I
thought 'Contra Costa Centre' sounded a little too much like a business
park. And the 're' bugs me. But that's increasingly what the county,
the businesses, and the residents all call it."
Of course, changing over every map, schedule, and BART's website won't be free. But the money won't ostensibly be coming out of the agency's pocket.
BART priced out the cost of changing the station's name at $413,000. But today's vote was contingent on BART not having to pick up that tab. Agency spokesman Linton Johnson notes that "The entity that wants the name change must pay all costs." That'd beFollow us on Twitter at @TheSnitchSF