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VTA Mobile Apps Suite

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VTA officially endorses the Transit app for real-time information and trip planning on your smartphone. Download in the App Store or on Google Play.

VTA has created or worked with developers to create the following suite of apps for our customers. Together, they will make your trip on VTA easier, more predictable and safer. We continue to work with developers to create additional apps and improve these ones to enhance your experience. The developers of these apps provide all support for the apps, not VTA. Please use the contact information in the apps to contact the developers' support desks if you need help using them.
VTA EZfare app store icon with VTA logo


Price: Free
Developer: Moovel
​Available on: iPhone/iPad

The official mobile ticketing app from VTA! The VTA EZfare app lets you purchase and use fares and passes instantly on your phone—anywhere, anytime. Just download the free app, register your debit/credit card or PayPal account in our secure system, and you're ready to go.​
VTAlerts app logo from app store


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.

Third-Party Apps

These are some of the apps that have been created by others and may be helpful to VTA customers. VTAdid 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. Send us an email at if you would like us to add your app to the list.


Price: Free
Developer: Citymapper
Available on: iPhone, Android
Citymapper is the ultimate award-winning transit app making complex cities easy to use!
A to B trip planning with ETA including all modes (subway, bus, rail, ferry, bike/car sharing, Uber). Real-time departures. Transit maps. Line status and real-time disruption alerts. Uber integration. Bike routing and live bike share info. Everything you need -- and may not even realize you need -- to manage your life in the city.

Nimbler app logo


​Price: Free
Developer: Nimbler
​Available on: iPhone
Nimbler SF is the best way to navigate San Francisco Bay Area by transit, bike, or bike+transit. Features include real-time arrival predictions, point-to-point routing for entire Bay Area, bike routing to the fastest transit station, and bike preferences for fastest, safest, or flattest route.


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.

Tripgo logo


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. 

Zoute Logo


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!

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.

Magic Earth

Price: Free
​Developer: General Magic
Available on: iPhone/iPadAndroid
Magic Earth is a free maps and navigation app that uses VTA open data to provide reliable public transportation information for the locals and tourists of San Jose.

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Notices & Service Alerts

Last update: 08/16/2018

Temporary Bus Stop Closure: for line 66 through March 2019

Reroute of Lines 22, 63, 64, 68, 181, 522, MST 55: Due to Silicon Valley Pride Parade and Festival 8/26

Reroute of Line 68: due to Garlic City Car Show 8/17 & 8/18

Reroute of Lines 22, 63, 64, 68, 181, 522, MST 55: due Sevathon Run 8/19