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VTA Board Workshop to Consider Staff Recommendations for BART Phase II Extension

VTA Board members will hold a workshop Friday, September 22, 2017 to study the complexities of delivering Phase II of the BART Silicon Valley Extension.

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Staying Safe on VTA

At VTA, our thoughts are with those injured during the September 15, 2017 train bombing that occurred in London. We want to assure our passengers that safety and security is VTA's #1 priority.

SAP Center

Changes in Direct Service to SAP Center

As Sharks fans gear up for the 2017-18 hockey season, VTA service to the Shark Tank is changing.


VTA's Safety Culture

As part of National Rail Safety Month, we want to take the opportunity to remind the community that everything VTA does centers around safety and we are committed to consistently maintaining the highest level of safety performance.

Walk, Skate, Bike and Play

Take part in the third annual Viva CalleSJ on Sunday, September 17 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. and enjoy miles of safe car-free, open streets.

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Call It By Its Name: Middle Class Housing

Silicon Valley (Santa Clara County) is the epicenter of America’s current gold rush. Our county has the highest median income in the nation with almost 60% of our households making $75,000 per year and above.

Discontinued: Express Routes 252 and 253 Serving Levi’s Stadium

VTA is no longer offering Express Routes 252 and 253 due to decreased demand.

BART Phase I timeline to passenger service

BART Silicon Valley Extension to See Test Trains in September

September is Rail Safety Month and the nearly completed VTA BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension (Phase I) provides a platform to drive home an important safety message: stay off the tracks!

Temperature in San Jose 105 degrees

Free Rides on VTA for Those Needing a Cooling Station

Due to the extreme heat, VTA is offering free rides to those who need to escape the heat and get to a cooling center.

Safety First

Solutions that Move You...Safely

September is National Rail Safety Month and ensuring the safety of our passengers and all who come into contact with our system is paramount to VTA.

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Downtown Rail Shutdown Over Labor Day Weekend

Required repairs to VTA’s light rail tracks will result in interruptions in light rail service over Labor Day Weekend along North First Street in San Jose between Gish and Saint James Streets.

Measure B funding breakdown

When Will the Potholes be Fixed? 2016 Measure B Funds Tied up in Court

After the overwhelming passage of the 2016 Measure B, with close to 72% of the vote, VTA has been busy laying the groundwork to fund the myriad of projects approved by the voters as transportation priorities for Santa Clara County.

BART Phase I timeline to passenger service

The Final Stretch - BART Silicon Valley Extension Phase I

Phase I of VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Extension, bringing BART from South Fremont into Milpitas and San Jose (Phase I), is entering into the final and most complicated stretch of the project. It has been quite the journey but we’ve come a long way!

Phase II alignment map with various station options

Major Decisions about BART Silicon Valley Extension Phase II on the Horizon

As we approach the final months of 2017, Phase II of VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Extension is gaining steam. VTA and BART are tasked with making key decisions about the next six miles of the heavy rail system. Here's what's ahead!

Take VTA to the 49ers vs. Broncos Preseason Game

Avoid the crowds and plan ahead with VTA!

Cottle light rail station

Planning for a Livable Valley

Planning for a livable valley where we can all move around easily is one of VTA’s major priorities. One example of where we’re trying to do that is in South San Jose near Highway 85 and Cottle Road, right near the VTA Cottle light rail station.

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Transit Plans Underway for Stevens Creek and West San Jose Urban Villages

The San Jose City Council is moving forward with plans for “urban village” development along Stevens Creek and Winchester Boulevards. VTA is deeply entrenched in planning for the future of solutions that move you along the same corridors.

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Ped Tunnel Ready for Use

​Update: VTA's Ped Tunnel is honored with Best Structures Award.

Coleman Highline Development map

VTA Teams with Cities and Developers to Fight Traffic Congestion

What happens when you add more people to an area without improving ways for them to get around? The answer is more traffic. Here's how VTA is working to fix that.

COPE team members at National Night Out

COPE Team Shines on National Night Out

At VTA, good relationships with our passengers, elected leaders and the community at large are important in order to do our job effectively.

Aerial view of Berryessa BART station

BART Silicon Valley Update

The VTA Board of Directors received the following update on Phase I of VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Extension Project at its regular board meeting, Thursday, August 3.

Get Jazzed with VTA!

Calling all music fans! VTA and SJ Jazz Summer Fest are teaming up to offer an amazing deal on admission tickets. Get 20% off your 3-Day general admission & all stages passes.

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Palo Alto Transit Center Temporary Closure

The Palo Alto Transit Center will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, August 7 at 4:00 a.m. through Friday, September 22, due to a City of Palo Alto construction project.

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Join VTA on National Night Out

VTA staff will take part in multiple National Night Out events tonight. Join us to promote safety in our community.

National Dance Day is July 29!

What’s the most fun way to burn off calories? Dancing! July 29 is National Dance Day and VTA encourages you to get up off your feet and find a dance floor. Dancing is the perfect way to have fun, jam out to your favorite song, and stay fit.

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