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Santa Clara Pedestrian Underpass

Pedestrian Underpass at Santa Clara Caltrain Station Wins Golden State Award

The Pedestrian Underpass at the Santa Clara Caltrain Station has been named the 2018 Golden State Award Winner by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).

map of BART extension into downtown San Jose and Santa Clara

VTA Releases Final Environmental Document for BART Phase II Extension

VTA and the FTA have completed a final state and federal environmental document which includes responses to comments that were received during the public circulation of the draft document, released in December 2016, and design refinements made since then.

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Special VTA Committee to Seek Resolutions for Financial Stability

For the next four months, three members of VTA’s Board of Directors will work together with more than a dozen other community groups to seek out ways to improve the Valley Transportation Authority’s financial stability.

buses  under solar panels

Celebrating 10 Years of Sustainability

VTA’s Sustainability Program is turning 10 years old this year! Over the past decade, we have supported projects that will make VTA cleaner, greener and more efficient.

Stelling Road bus stop

VTA Re-Opens De Anza College – Stelling Road Bus Stop

VTA passengers making their way to De Anza College have a new and improved bus stop to make their travels more pleasant.

Milpitas and Berryessa BART stations

BART Phase I: Safe and Reliable is Our Unwavering Mission

VTA is reforecasting a passenger service date for Phase I of the BART Silicon Valley Project, which will run from Warm Springs in Fremont to Berryessa in North San Jose. The estimated opening date for BART service is fall 2018.

Graphic announcing Riders' Favorite Coffee Shop near VTA: Fine Chromatic Coffees.

Riders' Favorite Coffee Shops Near VTA

We asked our riders to share on social media about their favorite locally owned coffee shops near a VTA bus route or light rail station, and the votes are in! Chromatic Coffee topped the list, which also included Academic Coffee, Caffe Frascati and more.

map of BART extension into downtown San Jose and Santa Clara

FTA Extends BART Phase II Development Timeline

VTA has received confirmation from the Federal Transit Administration that a three-month extension has been granted to complete the project development phase of the Federal New Starts funding program.

Blossom Hill Light Rail Station

Blossom Hill Station Joint Development Community Meeting

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority would like to invite you to a community meeting to learn about VTA’s Joint Development program at VTA’s Blossom Hill Transit Center Parking located on Blossom Hill Road at Canoas Creek, San Jose.

Graphic for contest asking What is your favorite coffee shop near VTA?

What's Your Favorite Coffee Shop Near VTA?

What’s your favorite locally owned coffee shop and the closest VTA bus route or light rail station? Tell us using #VTAcoffee and you could win $25!

Ready, Set, March!

VTA is set to accommodate the crowds attending the Women’s March in downtown San Jose on Saturday, January 20.

image showing photo on left of street crowded with cars and labeled LOS F, image on right with no cars and labeled LOS A

Vehicle Miles Traveled for Smarter Development

LOS? VMT? CEQA? Let us explain. As you’ll see in the image, current transportation analysis gives the highly productive street on the left an F and the less productive street on the right an A. That's going to change, and our webinar explains.

Ohlone Chynoweth light rail station

Ohlone-Chynoweth Light Rail Station Development

VTA will host a Community Meeting on Wednesday, January 17, to give residents an opportunity to learn about a proposal for transit-oriented development (TOD) at the Ohlone-Chynoweth Light Rail Station.

highway 85

Your Vision for Transit on State Route 85

VTA is studying options for potential transit service along State Route (SR) 85.

BART Phase I timeline

BART Silicon Valley Phase I - Getting to the Finish Line

VTA is far along in the dynamic testing phase. Testing is going very well and we expect to complete our testing by March 2018 at which time we will turn it over to BART for integration testing, operating training, and safety certification.

Women's March Bay Area

Take VTA to the Women’s March in Downtown San Jose

VTA will work to accommodate the crowds attending the Women’s March in San Jose on Saturday, January 20.

Curtner Light Rail Station

Learn More About Development Plans at Curtner Light Rail Station

Living and working near public transportation makes it that much easier for people to use public transportation, helping to reduce traffic on the Bay Area’s busy roadways.

Mayor Liccardo and Council member O'Neill

New VTA Chair and Vice Chair

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Board of Directors elected its 2018 Chair and Vice Chair at the December 2017 board meeting.

SR 85 map

Tabulating the Feedback From SR-85 Corridor Study

An estimated $350 million is included in the 2016 Measure B for improvements to the State Route (SR) 85 corridor. Eligible uses are noise reduction, a new transit lane and a study that will give some definition to what the “new transit lane” could be.

Graphic about new fares, free transfers on Clipper and EZfare, and improved service starting Jan 1, 2018

Fare Changes and More for 2018

VTA will implement a new fare structure and improvements on specific transit services beginning on New Year’s Day.

new VTA buses

A New Year’s Resolution Good for You and the Environment

This year, why not make a pledge that’s good for you, the economy and the environment all in one resolution! In 2018, commit to riding public transit.

Happy New Year 2018

VTA is FREE on New Year's Eve

If you have plans to kick off the New Year with a little “bubbly,” VTA wants to remind you to please not drink and drive.

280 Corridor study map

Public Input Steered I-280 Corridor Study

When asked to share their vision for improvements needed along Interstate 280, literally hundreds and hundreds of Santa Clara County residents went to VTA’s website or attended public meetings and offered their suggestions.

Cold weather sign

Cold Weather Shelter

​Because temperatures are expected to drop into the low to mid 30’s, the City of San José will activate all four overnight warming locations to provide refuge to individuals from the cold and wet weather.

light rail crossing with warning signs

Transit Safety is Everyone’s Job

The holiday season is bustling with activity! Parties, shopping, colder temperatures and the company of friends and family make the season bright, but they can also be a distraction while traveling throughout the Bay Area.

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