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Board meeting audience

VTA Board Unanimously Approves Transportation Sales Tax for November Ballot


The Board has adopted a ½-cent 30-year sales tax measure on the November ballot to help fund transportation priorities. Tonight’s vote is the culmination of an extensive 18-month public outreach process that began in fall 2014.

link to YouTube video of Board Workshop

VTA Board Considers Transportation Sales Tax for November Ballot


On April 22, VTA Board members, transportation advocates and community stakeholders walked away with a list of categories that identified transportation projects which could best improve mobility in Santa Clara County. List and video of workshop here.

Monster Jam truck

Headed to Monster Jam? Buy Roundtrip Fare Ahead of Time


No single ride tickets will be sold at Levi’s for Monster Jam and future events - prepay and be on your way!

contractors pour cement for Berryessa BART garage

VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Project Reaches its “Highest” Milestone


Berryessa BART Station Garage tops out with 109-foot view of the South Bay

BART's Fleet of the Future

Phase II of VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Project Gets FTA Green Light


“This wonderful news from FTA means that we are continuing to make steady progress towards extending BART Silicon Valley through San Jose and Santa Clara,” says VTA Board Chair and Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez. Read more here!

Coach Operator Thomas Dominguez

VTA Coach Operator to be Honored for Heroic Actions


On January 22, Thomas Dominguez saved a passenger from choking while driving along his bus route in downtown San Jose. Tonight, he will be honored and receive the General Manager Award.

237 express lanes with VTA express bus

Pilot Striping for State Route 237 Express Lanes Will Remain


The results on the pilot are in and the dashed striping on westbound 237 will remain in place, allowing Express Lane drivers to exit and enter near Zanker Road.