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October 21, 2021
Nine New Projects Aimed at Emissions Reduction Slated for Funding Approval
A slate of new clean air-focused transportation improvements in Santa Clara County may be coming soon. VTA’s Congestion Management Program and Planning Committee recommended Board approval of nine...
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May 21, 2021
Carolyn Gonot Appointed as New VTA General Manager & CEO
The Board of Directors of Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) officially appointed Carolyn Gonot as VTA’s next General Manager and CEO. Before Gonot became the first woman to serve as...
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April 13, 2021
VTA Biennial Budget Process Happening Now
VTA Board members are in the process of making decisions about the agency’s biennial budget, to be voted on in June. There are more than a half-dozen opportunities for the public to learn about the...
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January 27, 2021
Workshop Lays Out VTA's Complex Budget Process
VTA’s Board members, the majority of which are newly appointed this year, received a briefing on the agency’s complex financial situation at a special workshop January 22. The workshop was intended to...
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January 19, 2021
Nuria Fernandez Joining Biden-Harris Administration as FTA Acting 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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December 08, 2020
Board Approves New Leadership for 2021 in Annual Election of Officers
Nine outgoing board members also recognized for their service Current Board Vice Chairperson Glenn Hendricks was unanimously elected chairperson at the Dec. 3 Board of Directors meeting. Chair-elect...
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October 14, 2020
VTA Board Chair Represents for Hispanic Heritage Month
Growing up in Fremont, VTA Board Chair and President of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Cindy Chavez has vivid memories of taking public transportation. “I had an opportunity to get access...
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February 07, 2020
Board Adopts Climate Emergency Declaration; Youth Summit Planned as Part of Further Focus
On Feb. 6, the VTA Board took a historic step by approving a Declaration of Climate Emergency that emphasizes the organization’s ongoing work to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions and reduce congestion...
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