Re-elect James Fang for BART Director

Making BART work for San Francisco

James Fang is a San Francisco native who grew up riding our public transit. He is the only Asian American BART Director in the entire Bay Area and is a strong voice for San Francisco on the Board.

During James’ tenure, BART has

  • Doubled ridership
  • Increased on time rate from 87% to 96%
  • Discounted fares for seniors, youth and disabled by 62.5%
  • Balanced BART’s budget by negotiating a $100 million cost savings without having to lay off workers

 James Fang is endorsed by trusted San Francisco and Bay Area Leaders

“A lifelong San Franciscan and the only Asian American BART Director, James Fang brings a critical perspective to the BART Board. He has earned our support.”
– U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi

“James Fang knows our City and he’s proven he knows how to improve transit. I strongly support his re-election to the BART Board.” – Mayor Ed Lee

“James Fang won $10 million for Muni and helped reduce fares for seniors, youth and people with disabilities. He’s the best choice for improving San Francisco transit.”
– Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom

“Through his leadership and fiscal management, BART has not only stayed on budget, but has a surplus. We need someone like James on the BART Board to ensure financial stability.” – Former Assemblymember Fiona Ma

“James is the leader on the BART Board who is working hardest to ensure that BART service is not disrupted by a future strike. He is bringing management and labor together.”
– Attorney General Kamala Harris

“The San Francisco Police Officers Association is proud to endorse James Fang for BART Board. He has been instrumental in improving safety on BART trains and at the stations.”
- San Francisco Police Officers Association

“Through James Fang’s leadership, BART runs on-time and has a surplus budget. We need to retain James on the BART Board.”– Former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz

“Living in an active earthquake zone presents public safety challenges and James Fang has faced those challenges by working with top rated UC Berkeley to enhance BART’s seismic safety. Fang has earned our trust and support.” – San Francisco Firefighters Local 798