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October 2018 Service Changes


Attention Riders!
The following bus and light rail service changes will take effect on Monday, October 8.

Major Changes:
Light Rail Line 901 (Santa Teresa – Alum Rock)
The weekday Express light rail service will be discontinued. Extra cars will be added to regular trains to handle capacity as needed.

Express Lines 180 & 181
With BART extending the Orange and Green lines to Warm Springs in September, the northernmost stop for VTA Express Bus Lines 180 and 181 will be Warm Springs BART instead of Fremont BART.  These two lines will no longer service stops on Montague Expressway, Mission Boulevard, Stevenson Boulevard, and Civic Center Drive.

Line 180: Buses will operate with no stops between the Great Mall Transit Center and Warm Springs BART via Hwy. 880. Service will operate only during peak hours: 6 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Midday and evening service will be discontinued due to low ridership. AC Transit Line 217 now operates between Great Mall and Warm Springs BART seven days a week.

Line 181: Weekday buses will operate with no stops between San Jose Civic Center and Warm Springs BART. 

NOTE: Express Bus Lines 120 and 140 will continue serving Fremont BART.

Minor weekday schedule changes will be made on the following routes:14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 37, 40, 53, 54, 55, 58, 60, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, and 522.

Minor weekend schedule changes will be made on the following routes: 12, 22, 23, 40, 54, 60, 64, 66, 68, 70, 72, and 522.

New schedules are available on board VTA buses and light rail as well as: 

  • VTA Downtown Customer Service Center, located at 55A. West Santa Clara Street, San Jose. The hours are Mon. - Fri., 9 am to 6 pm
  • VTA River Oaks Administration Offices, located at 3331 N. First Street at River Oaks, San Jose. The location is in the lobby of Building B. The hours are Mon. - Fri., 8 am to 4:30 pm
  • Email to have new schedules mailed to you.

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