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Four Decades Of Transportation Investment in Santa Clara County

1976 - 1985 The Early Years: County Transit Growing by Leaps and Bounds

1986 - 1995 Strengthening the County’s Transportation Backbone

1996 - 2005 VTA Staying the Course​

2006 - 2016 
Leveraging Technology to Maximize Our Investment​
 
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The past year boasted a boon to the economy and employment rates, and brought in a historically high number of people now living and working in Santa Clara County. VTA dedicated its resources to identify and deliver mobility solutions that enhance the quality of life for county residents and incoming workers. Passed with overwhelming support, the 2016 Measure B will provide a near and long-term revenue stream for transportation solutions that move people in a safer and more efficient manner. The Measure, comprised of nine program areas, includes improvements and enhancements to transportation infrastructure and transit, expands bicycle and pedestrian facilities, improves safety and connectivity, and reduces congestion. VTA also began analysis and planning to solve the complex challenge of balancing transit geographical coverage versus frequency, to make public transportation more accessible, convenient and useful for more people.

    Download Annual Report (pdf)
Driving the Economy of Silicon Valley
Driving the Economy of Silicon Valley: VTA’s Capital Program Delivers which shows how the investments being made in our transportation infrastructure are transforming communities and the lives of people not only in Silicon Valley, but also throughout California. Over the past five years, VTA projects have resulted in more than $1.6 billion in economic activity. While much of this impact and most of the jobs have occurred right here in Silicon Valley, these investments have also benefited communities and people beyond our local area.

Download Driving the Economy of Silicon Valley: VTA's Capital Program Delivers

VTA Transportation Handbook is a reference guide that provides a basic understanding of transportation in Silicon Valley.  It includes sections on the roles and responsibilities of the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), transportation funding sources, transportation planning, and key transportation projects that will improve mobility in Silicon Valley.

Transportation Handbook by chapter

Introduction to Transportation Funding

Introduction to Transportation Funding is a primer for understanding the variety of federal, state and local revenue sources that fund transportation in California.  It is provided to help individuals, organizations, elected officials and other policy-makers better understand the complex myriad of funding mechanisms that produce a major portion of transportation funding in the state.

Download VTA Introduction to Transportation Funding (pdf)

VTA Combating Climate Change details legislative efforts aimed at fighting climate change.  This brochure also highlights the environmental benefits of public transit for protecting the environment and VTA’s sustainability efforts focusing on providing public transportation services in an environmentally way.

Download VTA Combating Climate Change (pdf)

Transit Operations Annual Report Transit Operations Performance Reports
2014 Annual Report
(July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014)
Annual Transit Service Plan Annual Transit Service Plan
This revised proposal was presented to the Transit Planning & Operations Committee on April 16th  and the VTA Board of Directors on May 7, 2015.


 
   
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VTA Take-One Newsletter is a quarterly publication designed to provide customers with VTA news, rider tips and a schedule of community events.  The brochure can be found on VTA buses, light rail and the Customer Service Center located in downtown San Jose.

Download VTA Take-One Newsletter (pdf)
(VTA Take-One Newsletter accessible version)

 
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Have a “Daycation” on us!

Ready for a “Daycation”? Our local seniors told us they would get out and get adventurous if they knew how to navigate the public transit system. No problem! Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority offers their latest excursions called “Daycations.”

Daycation Brochure (pdf)
(Daycation Page )

 

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Senior Mobility Guide

Transportation Options and Services to Help you Stay Mobile and Active.

Senior Mobility Guide(pdf)
 

 

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Guia de movilidad para adultos mayores

Opciones y servicios de transporte para ayudarlo seguir activo y a conservar la movilidad.

Guia de movilidad para adultos mayores (pdf)

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Every time you ride with us...

Secure Your Mobility Device
Your safety depends on it!

Download Mobility Device Brochure (pdf)
 

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Bike & Ride on VTA buses and light rail. Learn how to make commuting easier and safer.

 

 

Download Bike & Ride Brochure (pdf)
 

 

                    

 
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June 2016 2000 Measure A Semi-Annual Report.
Download Semi-Annual Report (pdf)

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Download VTP Highway Program Semi-Annual Report (pdf)