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Mobile Apps

Check out some of the applications that have already been created for VTA riders.  Send us an email at if you would like us to add your app to the list.

Keep in mind, VTA did not create any of the these applications, we make no claim about their accuracy, we are not responsible for any virus or damage the apps may cause to your device, and we don't support any of these applications.

Mobile Apps



Price: Free
Developer: ELERTS Corp
Available on: iPhone/iPad, Android
This safety application is designed for the VTA bus and light rail system in Santa Clara County in California. The VTAlerts App offers riders a quick and discreet method for reporting safety concerns and suspicious activities directly to VTA Security or, in the event of an emergency, directly to police. Riders can send VTA security pictures, text messages, and locations of suspicious persons and/or activities making riding safer and more comfortable for all.


Price: Free
Developer: TransLoc
Available on: iPhone/iPad, Adroid, Mobile Web, SMS Text Messaging

The TransLoc Transit Visualization app lets you see the real-time location of all buses, as well as access announcements that might impact your ride. Download the free app for your device



Price: Free
Developer: JustRide
​Available on: iPhone/iPad, Android

Riding VTA to big events has never been easier! The VTA EventTIK app allows you to purchase and use VTA day passes in seconds without feeding cash into a bus farebox or waiting in line at a ticket vending machine. The passes are purchased and stored right on your phone or other mobile device!​
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Price: Free
Developer: Zoute
Available on: iPhone/iPadAndroid
Zoute makes public transit easy. We recognize that public transit is often inconvenient. Zoute helps you identify the bus and subway stops closest to you, tracks your routes in realtime, and quickly takes you to your favorite destinations - all from our free mobile app. Let us take you there!

The Transit App

Transit App

Price: Free
Developer: Samuel Vermette
Available on: iPhone/iPad, Android
Wherever you are, instantly know when the next bus or train is arriving. And if you’re going somewhere new, our easy-to-use trip planner will get your there.

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Price: 2.99
Developer: Zervaas Enterprises
Available on: iPhone/iPad
Comprehensive scheduled & real-time public transit information for USA, Canada, Australia & New Zealand, including: Directions search, Offline schedules for 80+ cities, Ability to check balance of Clipper card in SF Bay Area, bility to view real-time positions of VTA Light Rail in San Jose, CA

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Price: Free
Developer: SkedGo Pty Ltd
Available on: iPhone/iPad, Android
TripGo is your next generation trip planner that provides all your door-to-door options for easy comparison. Find your way using any combination of public transport, taxi, shuttle services, car, motorbike, cycling, bike sharing and walking. It works around more than 40 cities in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the US. 

Smart Ride®

Price: Free
Developer: Smart Ride, Inc.
Available on: iPhone/iPad
Smart Ride® empowers your commute by providing real-time arrivals and alerts for many major North American transit agencies.​

Roadidy Transit

Price: Free
Developer: ROADIFY
Available on: iPhone/iPad
Roadify Transit answers riders’ three most important questions about urban transportation. We have the information in one place for all types of transit: subways, buses, trains, ferries, bike-sharing, car-sharing and more. Designed by people who use mass transit every day, Roadify provides real-time arrivals, schedules, and service alerts from official agency sources and other riders.

511 Transit

Price: Free
Developer: Mentz Datenverarbeitung GmbH
Available on: iPhone/iPad, Android
The 511 SF Bay Transit Trip Planner makes it a breeze to plan your public transit trips on the go in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.

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HERE Transit

Price: Free
Developer: HERE Europe B.V.
Available on: Windows Phone
HERE Transit makes it easier for you to get anywhere by bus, train and subway. Customize the way you use public transit and quickly compare routes, departure and arrival times and how far you need to walk for each route option. Available in over 760 cities; FREE in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, France, Spain, Italy and Germany. 


Price: Free
Developer: Tranzmate
Available on: iPhone/iPad, Android
The world's #1 public transit app! Trip planning, live arrivals, schedules, maps, service alerts and more. Supporting over 50 major US cities (including NY,SF,LA) & 200+ worldwide., Inc.

Price: Free
Developer:, Inc.
Available on: iPhone/iPad, Android
HopStop is the only transit app you'll ever need! Get detailed subway, bus, train, taxi, walking and biking directions, real-time transit information via HopStop Live!, as well as official transit maps, nearby station search, and station-to-station schedules in over 600 cities throughout the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Russia, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Netherland, Israel, Australia and New Zealand.​


Price: Free
Developer: Wei Chen
Available on: Android
This app shows you the bus stations near you. For each station, you can get the schedules and visualization of the transit routes serving it. If you choose the transit route you want to take, the app will remind you when the trip starts and ends according to the schedule.​


Price: Free
Developer: Clark Stonehocker
Available on: Android
It's main features are that it provides the Caltrain schedule, DASH schedule, and trip-planning capabilities for the combination of Caltrain and DASH.​

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Last update: 11/24/2014

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Story at Capitol and Ocala at Capitol Bus Stops Re-Opening: Re-opening of stops located at Capitol Expressway and Story, and Capitol Expressway and Ocala.

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