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Tips for Riding on VTA Buses-At the Bus Stop

 

 

2. At the Bus Stop Line

Clock counting down five minutes Bus stop sign  
Plan to arrive at the stop at least five (5) minutes prior to the bus arrival time (all times are approximate). Bus stop sign Bus passenger at stop signaling to bus driver with hand up
 

Check bus stop sign for:

Bullet Route number

Bus passenger at stop signaling to bus driver with hand up
 
Bullet Destination

If sitting on the bench, watch for the approaching buses.
 

Bullet Check the headsign above the windshield.
 
Bus headsign showing destination Bus headsign showing destination

Bullet 





Bullet 
 

Indicate that you wish to board (by standing and signaling to the driver or holding your hand up).
 
Remember, please have your fare ready for boarding.
 

Bus headsign showing destination Smiling bus driver Smiling bus driver
 
If unsure, ask the driver if the bus goes to your destination.

 

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