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VTA is Going Green(er)


The VTA Board of Directors recently approved the adoption of a Green Building Policy.

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Public Opportunity to Weigh in on Capitol Expressway Light Rail Plans


A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 18 to present information on updated plans to extend VTA light rail from the Alum Rock station to the Eastridge Transit Center.

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Rock-n-Roll San Jose Half Marathon


Get ready to run California’s fastest half marathon at the 2018 Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose Half Marathon!

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New Rules Coming to SR 237 Express Lanes Next Summer


Construction is underway to extend express lanes along State Route (SR) 237 west of First Street to Mathilda Avenue, which are slated to open next summer. Along with this extension will be new operating rules.

Stop Human trafficking

CA Human Trafficking Law Modeled on VTA Policy


VTA is proud to have been the model for a newly signed California law addressing human trafficking and how public transit agencies can help fight it.

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Public Meetings Scheduled for Transit Oriented Development Updates


Three public meetings are planned in the next few weeks to keep neighbors and businesses informed about VTA’s efforts to provide transit oriented development throughout Santa Clara County.

Santa Clara County Sheriffs Office

Transit Patrol Deputies Solve Local Burglary


A local church has been reunited with approximately $15,000 in musical equipment thanks to Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Transit Patrol Deputies.

October 2018 VTA Service Changes

October 2018 Service Changes


The following bus and light rail service changes will take effect on Monday, October 8.

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Field Work Begins to Advance Design on VTA’s BART Phase II Project


In preparation for the construction of VTA’s six-mile BART extension into downtown San Jose and Santa Clara, VTA will begin to gather information about the geological conditions and locations of utilities in the path of the future project.

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Let’s Hit the Streets for Viva CalleSJ!


Folks throughout San Jose are encouraged to walk, bike, skate, play, and explore during Viva CalleSJ on Sunday, September 23. This one-day event features miles of car-free closed streets.

VTA Light Rail Downtown San Jose

Behind the Wheel: VTA Operators Get Real About Rail Safety


As part of Rail Safety Month in California, we caught up with two of VTA’s 140 light rail operators to share their perspectives, safety tips and nearly 20 years of combined rail experience.

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International Car Free Day 2018


September 22 is International Car Free Day! This weekend, join VTA in our mission for reduced emissions!

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VTA Service – Detroit Lions at San Francisco 49ers (Sept. 16)


When the Detroit Lions take on the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium on September 16, we want to remind fans that VTA will not be offering extra light rail service until the conclusion of the game.

VTA electric bus

VTA’s New Electric Buses Roll Out for Passenger Service


Working toward the California goal to have all public transit fleets consist only of zero emission vehicles by the year 2040, VTA has rolled out three of its five new Proterra zero emission electric buses for passenger service.

BART Phase I timeline

VTA’s BART Berryessa Extension Update


Several months ago, VTA’s BART Berryessa project advanced from physical construction to overall system testing. While some areas of testing are reaching completion, others specific to communications testing continue to face challenges.

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Look, Listen and Pay Attention - California Rail Safety Month


September is Rail Safety Month in California, and VTA is asking you to look, listen and pay attention around our light rail system.

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Sunnyvale Partners with VTA on Mathilda Avenue Interchange Improvement


Stepping up to address congestion at one of the most notorious interchanges along State Route 237, the City of Sunnyvale has voted to commit additional funding to advance construction of the Mathilda Avenue interchange.

49ers and Chargers

VTA Service – Los Angeles Chargers at San Francisco 49ers (Aug. 30)


As 49ers pre-season winds down at Levi’s stadium, we want to remind fans that VTA will not be offering extra light rail service until the conclusion of the game.

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Positive Audit for 2000 Measure A


Tax dollars collected from 2000 Measure A are being spent in accordance with the intent of the measure, according to the latest audit commissioned by the 2000 Measure A Citizens Watchdog Committee.

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What Should Story-Keyes Complete Streets Project Look Like?


The 4 mile stretch of Willow Street, Story Road, and Keyes Street, in San Jose is seen by local communities as a congested nightmare. VTA’s Story-Keyes Complete Streets study seeks to improve this situation.

Ride to Pride

Ride to Pride


Catch a ride to Silicon Valley Pride...on VTA! The Silicon Valley Pride festival and parade take place the weekend of August 25 and 26 in Downtown San Jose.

APTA leadership slate

Congratulations to VTA General Manager/CEO Nuria Fernandez


VTA General Manager and CEO Nuria Fernandez was nominated as Vice Chair of the American Public Transportation Association, the leading force in advancing public transportation.

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Left Turns to Be Restored Along Alum Rock BRT


Left turns previously closed to general vehicle traffic along the Alum Rock Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line will be restored by August 31, 2018.

The Business of Pride

VTA Celebrates the Business of Pride


When the Silicon Valley Business Journal celebrates the top local LGBTQ-owned businesses August 21, VTA will celebrate with them, proud to play a role in advancing the success of those companies.

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Public Comments Sought on Draft Relocation Plan for BART Phase II Project


VTA has prepared a Draft Relocation Plan to assist residential and non-residential property owners that may be impacted by any property acquisition in order to construct VTA’s BART Phase II Extension. Thirty-day comment period begins today.

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