Headways

June 20, 2024
VTA Breaks Ground on Final Phase of BART Extension Project
On Friday, June 14th Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) held a historic groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of its West Portal facility. This is the site where the...
May 24, 2024
VTA's BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Project - Summer 2024 Newsletter
General Project Update The first half of 2024 has been an exciting time for VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension (BSVII) Project. Our recent milestones, include: Construction: Notice to...
March 18, 2024
VTA’s Official TBM Naming Contest for the BART Silicon Valley Phase II Project is Live!
Join VTA in commemorating the spirit of innovation by submitting an entry to name the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that will bore the five-mile tunnel portion of the project! The tunnel boring machine...
March 08, 2024
VTA Board of Directors Approves the BART Phase II Project Business Resources Program!
On March 7, the VTA Board of Directors approved $15 million over a 5-year period for the Business Resource Program (BRP) including direct financial assistance for small businesses! This approval marks...
December 11, 2023
BART Extension Project Provides Added Environmental Benefits
VTA was awarded a $2,982,471 grant from the State of California Wildlife Conservation Board for the beneficial reuse of excavated material in Tidal Marsh Restoration Project. The Beneficial Reuse...
November 30, 2023
VTA's BART Silicon Valley: Preparing for Construction
It’s an exciting time for VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Project! Construction will be starting soon! It’s important that the public is aware of upcoming construction, especially how it...
November 13, 2023
From Vacant to Useful: Transforming 501 Cinnabar Street into Diridon BART's Temporary Parking
VTA is excited that the construction of the temporary replacement parking for the Diridon BART Station is underway! VTA is following through on the Project’s environmental commitments by renovating a...
November 06, 2023
VTA Purchases the Tunnel Boring Machine for the BSVII Project!
VTA just reached a major milestone with the purchase of the Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) that will dig the tunnel for the BART Silicon Valley Phase II Project (BSVII). The tunnel will contain five...
October 26, 2023
MTC Completes Regional Funding for VTA’s Silicon Valley BART Extension
On October 25, 2023, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) voted to allocate the $375 million for Phase II of VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Extension Project, bringing regional BART service one...