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Graphic about who uses VTA and how with charts and graphs showing age, gender and mobile usage Users: Thank You for the Feedback

VTA is beginning to redesign and has analyzed more than 1,400 responses to a user survey conducted earlier this year. See the infographic summarizing key takeaways.

Make Music Day 2018

Summer Solstice Celebration - #MakeMusicDaySJ

VTA invites you to enjoy Make Music Day San Jose, an international festival and outdoor day of music held on the summer solstice, Thursday, June 21.  The event brings people and neighborhoods together for a festive day of fun. The best part is the even...

BART Phase I timeline

VTA’s BART Berryessa Extension - What’s Needed to Begin Passenger Service?

Although construction of VTA’s BART Berryessa Extension Project’s stations, track and systems is essentially complete, several months of critical work is required before the public can start riding BART in Santa Clara County.

map of BART extension into downtown San Jose and Santa Clara

VTA Receives Federal Record of Decision for BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Project

VTA was notified today by the FTA that a Record of Decision has been issued for the next six miles of VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Extension. This is a required next step for projects seeking federal funding, making this a critical milestone.

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2017 Annual Sustainability Report

VTA is proud to present its Annual Sustainability Report.

rendering of capitol expressway light rail project

​Expanding Light Rail - Alum Rock to Eastridge

The expansion of VTA light rail service from Alum Rock to the Eastridge Transit Center is moving ahead and here’s your opportunity to find out more about it.

Tasman Complete Streets Meeting

Residents from Throughout the Corridor Discuss Tasman Complete Street's Proposed Improvements

On Wednesday May 23, 2018 VTA, in partnership with the cities of Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, San Jose and Milpitas, held a community meeting at Lakewood Elementary School to receive public input into how we can make the Tasman Corridor a Complete Street.

Cristo Rey intern 2018

College Bound! VTA’s Cristo Rey Intern Shares Lessons Learned Outside the Classroom

High school seniors across the country are anxiously awaiting graduation day. For senior Coraima Bolanos Alejo, her enthusiasm is contagious.

Eastridge crosswalk

A Safer Way to Access VTA Transit at Eastridge Mall

Crossing Capitol Expressway for access to VTA’s Eastridge Transit Center, Eastridge Mall and a Safeway shopping Center just got safer with the completion of a pedestrian crosswalk project.

Bascom Complete Streets Meeting

Bascom Corridor Complete Streets Online Survey Ready For Your Feedback

If you did not have a chance to attend April 2018 meetings or if you have additional comments, you can take the online survey.

SB 1

CTC Approves Funding for Traffic Relief in Santa Clara County

On May 16, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) approved $2.7 billion in funding for 61 transportation projects that will increase safety, decrease congestion, and move goods more efficiently throughout the state.

BART Phase II webinar

VTA Webinar - Learn About BART Phase II (May 23)

ICYMI - VTA hosted an informational webinar on the BART Phase II Extension on May 23 to share updates on the project. Watch the archived link here!

Bay Area Traffic

What is Regional Measure 3 (RM 3)?

Regional Measure 3 (RM 3) would finance highway and transit improvements through an increase on tolls on the region’s seven state-owned toll bridges.

#VTASummer youth pass graphic

Time to Enjoy Your #VTASummer!

VTA’s Summer Youth Pass is now available for purchase! This pass provides youth ages 5-18 unlimited travel on bus and light rail. Take VTA to amusement parks, summer jobs, classes, shopping, and other fun destinations.

BART Phase II Final Project Map

VTA’s Response to Sharks Lawsuit

VTA stands by our process and we are confident that we will be able to work through the challenges typical of multi-billion dollar and complex construction projects built in an urban environment.

invitation to contractors forum

General Engineering Consultant Information Forum: May 15, 2018

VTA will be hosting an industry forum at the San Jose Convention Center, giving companies and individuals a glimpse into the numerous contracting opportunities that come from VTA's BART Silicon Valley Extension Projects.

people biking on guadalupe trail

Join Us for Bike to Work Day on May 10

Enjoy a greener commute! Join the Valley Transportation Authority, City of San Jose and the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) for Bike to Work Day on May 10. This year’s “Movers and Shakers Ride” begins at 7:15 a.m. with a brief program at the...

tasman corridor complete streets meeting

Tasman Corridor Complete Streets Study: Alternative Design & Online Survey

Neighbors and staff members from San Jose Councilmember Lan Diep’s office seized the opportunity to help set the criteria for developing improved street designs along the Tasman Corridor, and it is not too late for you to participate.

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Help for Human Trafficking Victims

In an ongoing effort to provide important information on this issue, VTA, in cooperation with the State of California Department of Justice has placed posters with resource information at VTA transit centers, bus shelters, and light rail stations.

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Webinar on VTA’s Joint & Transit-Oriented Development Program

You can learn more about how VTA encourages this transit oriented relationship with an interactive webinar, Tuesday, May 8 from 11 am to noon.


See Something, Say Something with VTAlerts

We know that not all super heroes wear capes. Our VTA riders are often the first to observe safety concerns or suspicious activities in and around our transit system.

SB1 graphic

Recommended Funding for Traffic Relief in Santa Clara County

The California Transportation Commission (CTC) staff recommendations for funding from Senate Bill 1, the newly passed California gas tax, bode well for Silicon Valley transportation needs.

BART Phase 2 map

Critical State Funds Come Through for BART to Downtown San Jose

VTA reached significant milestones for bringing BART all the way to downtown San Jose and into Santa Clara with a $730-million shot in the arm from California’s Senate Bill 1, the newly passed gas tax.

BART train in Silicon Valley

Frequency of BART Train Testing Intensifies

With noise and vibration impact mitigation in place near VTA's 10-mile BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension, train testing along that stretch of railway is intensifying.

electric bus with charging station

VTA Electric Buses Will Use Pioneering Charging Technology

As VTA prepares to roll out brand new, all-electric buses, we are teaming up with Prospect Silicon Valley, and Bay Area tech companies to pilot a cutting-edge system that will manage charging those buses.

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