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VTA Will Be Testing Real-Time Announcements on Light Rail Platforms

Starting Wednesday Sept. 24, we will begin periodically testing the announcement of next train arrivals using the speakers and electronic signs on light rail platforms. Please expect that some preditions may be inaccurate. Thank you for your patience.

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Bay Area Employers Need to “Get with the Program” by September 30, 2014

The September-end deadline for employers in the San Francisco Bay Area to provide commuter benefits to their employees is fast approaching. That's why VTA is helping employers get on board with the Commuter Benefits Program now - see how!

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Rail Safety Month Teaches Us to "Stay Safe, Stay Alive"

A person or vehicle is hit by a train in the U.S. every three hours. To highlight safe practices around trains, VTA is out in the community raising awareness about the importance of not being distracted or taking risks around the light rail system.

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Slowing Down Trains Will Build Up Gridlock

VTA will continue to run trains at 5 minute intervals from Levi's Stadium, and we'll work with our partners to improve traffic flow for better transportation for everyone.

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New Law Requires Drivers to Give Bicyclists Three Feet

Starting today, Sept 16, California drivers will be required to give bicyclists at least three feet of space when passing. VTA supports the new law because it makes cycling a safer, more comfortable way to get around.

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Governor Signs Cap-and-Trade Spending Plan with Transportation Funding

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two bills that together create a short-term and long-term spending plan for cap-and-trade auction sales. This includes $872 million for the next fiscal year and much more in the future, much of it planned for transportation.

Notices & Service Alerts

Last update: 09/19/2014

Downtown Bus Stop Relocation - Santa Clara St.: Temporary relocation of downtown westbound bus stop.

October Service Changes: begin on Monday, October 13, 2014

Overnight Closures of Palo Alto Transit Center: Start Monday, September 22 and ending Friday September 26

Bus Stop Closure Westbound Alum Rock & King: Temporary bus stop closures at Alum Rock and King: Westbound

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