September 21, 2020
Bus Simulator: A High-Tech Aid to Driver Training
It’s called the “MB-2000”. A fitting name for its futuristic nature of putting you “in the driver’s seat” literally. The latest tool VTA is using to help bus drivers sharpen their sills to maneuver...
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September 11, 2020
VTA Asks for Public Input on DRAFT 2021 Transit Service Plan
When VTA revamped its transit network in 2019, we committed to review the service plan every year to adapt to changes in ridership and traffic, new developments, and economic forecasts. Little did we...
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September 08, 2020
Heads-up! Rapid 500 Schedule to Change on September 14
On September 14, VTA will adjust the schedule of the Rapid 500 bus. These changes will match VTA's service to BART's, making transfers more reliable when passengers arrive at Berryessa/North San Jose...
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August 31, 2020
VTA and Partners Receive Lion's Share of FTA Grant; Added to Bus Automation Community of Practice
Editor's note: This article has been updated since it was originally posted. VTA is the recipient of a multi-million dollar federal grant to help deploy automated electric vehicles designed for...
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August 11, 2020
Paratransit Driver Bubbles: Another Enhanced Safety Measure to Protect VTA Passengers and Operators
Protecting all riders and operators is a priority for VTA, especially when it comes to those most in need. While you’ve probably seen numerous photos and posts about protections on buses and light...
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July 31, 2020
Service Adjustments Starting Aug. 10 Will Increase Frequency, Improve Alignment
As part of our ongoing effort to provide optimal service to the riding public, VTA makes adjustments quarterly to bus and light rail schedules to align with local and regional transit services better...
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July 31, 2020
Virtual Industry Forum for Eastridge to BART Regional Connector Project Helps Maximize Efficiencies
If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, then VTA’s recent virtual industry forum will go a long way to maximize design and construction efficiencies for the Eastridge to BART Regional...
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July 20, 2020
Reminder: Fares Scheduled to Resume August 1
For more than four months, riders have enjoyed free trips on VTA but on August 1, fare collection will resume for all bus, train, and paratransit services. The VTA Downtown Customer Service Center at...
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July 01, 2020
VTA’s 10-Point Plan to Strengthen Trust in Transit
Plan emphasizes that VTA is clean, safe and consistent In an effort to strengthen the public’s trust and level of comfort in riding VTA buses and trains, an internal recovery task force working group...
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