January 19, 2021
Nuria Fernandez Joining Biden-Harris Administration as FTA Deputy Administrator
*updated on 1/21/21 confirming appointment After seven years serving as General Manager/CEO of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), Nuria I. Fernandez will be stepping down to join...
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January 13, 2021
VTA Board Turns Over With 8 New Members 
Sunnyvale Vice Mayor Glen Hendricks takes over as VTA Chair for 2021, taking the reigns from Santa Clara County Supervisor Cindy Chavez. San Jose City Councilmember Charles "Chappie" Jones was elected...
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January 11, 2021
BART Phase II Project First to Submit for Critical Federal Funding Program
VTA achieved two critical milestones for the BART Phase II Project being the first transit agency in the nation to submit an application for $1.735 billion through the Federal Transit Administration’s...
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January 07, 2021
Boy Scout Troop 600 Creates, Delivers Holiday Cards to VTA Staff
VTA operators got a very nice surprise on Christmas Eve when Boy Scout Troop 600 members dropped off homemade holiday cards to thank them for their essential work. As part of a service project, troop...
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January 06, 2021
VTA Bus Stop Balancing Program to Consolidate Stops for Faster Travel
Our bus stops are getting more spaced out! The number one complaint about our bus service is that it takes too long to get to a destination. In an effort to speed up your bus trip, VTA is analyzing...
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January 04, 2021
Service Frequency Improvements to Begin Feb. 8 
VTA will increase the frequency of seven bus routes to address the challenging issue of passenger pass ups. Frequency improvements will occur on lines 23, 25, 64, 66, 68, 71, 77 and go into effect on...
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December 30, 2020
New State Law Modeled After VTA Training
January 1, 2021, is the official start of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and the deadline under California law for all employees of public transit agencies to be trained to...
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December 29, 2020
VTA GM/CEO Urges Governor to Prioritize Transit Workers for Vaccine
In a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom, VTA General Manager and CEO Nuria Fernandez urged that public transit workers be included in Phase 1B of the state’s vaccine distribution plan, consistent with the...
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December 28, 2020
Free fares after 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve!
In the spirit of the holidays, and continuing our New Year's Eve tradition, VTA will be offering free fares after 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31. All VTA Service will operate on a regular...
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