Planned for completion by the end of this year, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has been ahead of schedule in construction around BART’s new extension to Silicon Valley. The first phase, labeled “Silicon Valley BART,” will soon offer San Francisco residents more public transportation opportunities. The 10-mile, two-station extension from the recently opened Warm Springs/South Fremont station to the Berryessa neighborhood of San Jose is about three months ahead of schedule, with 94 percent of the work already complete. Though this progress is exciting, BART needs at least 30 to 40 more cars to serve the extension, which will hopefully be in line with construction timelines.