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Getting help while on board the bus is as simple as asking the operator. Operators can usually answer basic questions. The operator’s primary job is to drive the bus, which he/sheVTA Customer Service may not be able to safely do if your question is complex or requires an in-depth response. The light rail operator can be reached by pressing the red emergency buttons found on board all of our trains.

You are always welcome to ask one of our Information Service Representatives (ISR) your questions. ISRs can be reached at (408) 321-2300 from 6:00 am until 7:00 pm during the week, and from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday.

We can also assist you via email at Other contact information for VTA is also available. Lastly, our website is a wealth of information.

Emergency Security Telephones

blue emergency security telephoneEmergency security telephones at light rail platforms are housed in a tall, blue tower in an ADA compliant structure. These telephones require no money to operate and accomplish only two functions; one connects passengers to 24-hour automated bus and rail information, and, if desired, transfers the call to a telephone representative during Customer Service hours. The emergency button connects users to 911. A blue light on top of the unit moves into strobe mode and can be seen by anyone in the immediate area, when the 911 button is pressed.


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Notices & Service Alerts

Last update: 06/18/2019

Reroute of line 68: in Gilroy due construction 6/18 - 6/27

Temporary Bus Stop Closure: for line 66 in Milpitas 6/18 - 8/27

Light Rail Service Disruption: June 22-23, Bus Bridge for 901 & 902, north & southbound between Karina and Santa Clara stations.

Cottle Parking Lot Closed for Repaving: No Parking at the Cottle Light Rail Station June 22, 23, and 29.