January 16, 2019
VTA Labor Negotiations Underway
VTA has over 2,200 employees, and approximately 90% of them are represented by four bargaining units, or unions. The VTA Labor Relations Department is responsible for negotiating and administering...
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January 14, 2019
Community Engagement to Begin on 2019 New Transit Service Plan
On January 10, VTA’s Board of Directors directed staff to begin comprehensive community engagement on the proposed 2019 New Transit Service Plan, which is a revision of the previously adopted 2017...
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January 10, 2019
General Engineering Contract Awarded for BART Phase II Project
In another important milestone for VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension, the VTA Board of Directors awarded a contract to Mott McDonald/PGH Wong Engineering Joint Venture (MMW) at their...
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December 31, 2018
Fare Changes are Coming: Know Before You Go
The second in a two-phase fare increase plan goes into effect January 1, 2019. The VTA Board of Directors passed the plan in June 2017. Prior to that, VTA fares had not changed since 2008. Beginning...
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December 19, 2018
What Can Be Done to Ease Traffic on SR 87?
VTA is sharing some ideas on how to alleviate traffic congestion on SR 87 through San Jose. VTA Board members recently received a report featuring a high-level assessment of technology-based...
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December 18, 2018
Tiny Homes to House the Homeless on VTA Property
In a new approach to solving the homeless crisis, VTA will make land available to the City of San Jose for one of two sites to build tiny homes. About 80 tiny dwellings are planned as transitional...
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December 16, 2018
San Jose Developing a Transformative Bike Plan
The City of San Jose is updating its bike plan to transform the streetscape into a place where bicycling is safe, convenient, and commonplace for people of all ages and abilities. VTA will disperse...
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December 14, 2018
Board Approves Two New Pro-Transit Policies
The VTA Board of Directors approved two new transit-supportive policies at its December 6, 2018 meeting which aim to formalize procedures for Station Access and parking decisions for Transit-Oriented...
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December 14, 2018
Construction Imminent on Mathilda Interchange and Express Lanes
The dreaded “Mathilda Monster” is about to get a little less scary, after the VTA Board of directors awarded a $26 million contract to get the project underway. Improvements in this area are a...
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