March 20, 2023
BART Silicon Valley Extension: Planning for Long-Term Benefits
In 2001, VTA did a major investment study to determine the best transit solution for the highly congested I-880 and I-680 commute corridors on the east side of the Bay. Extending the regional BART...
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March 09, 2023
Tunnel Easements: Why, Where and How
Tunnel Easements: Why, Where and How Extending BART into the heart of Silicon Valley will ultimately enhance mobility in the Bay Area, create thousands of jobs, spur transit-oriented communities, and...
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January 31, 2023
State of California Awards $375 million for VTA’s BART Project
SAN JOSE, CA – Today, the State of California awarded $375 million to the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) for its BART extension into Downtown San Jose and Santa Clara. This new...
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December 01, 2022
Feds Clear the Way for VTA to Pursue Billions More in Funding for BART Silicon Valley Extension
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) just received authority to pursue federal funding for up to 50% of the cost of Phase II of the BART Silicon Valley Extension Project. The funding...
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November 30, 2022
BART Silicon Valley Extension Phase II December 2022 Newsletter
Project Overview VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Project (The Phase II Project) is a six-mile, four-station extension of the regional BART system from the Berryessa/North San José Station...
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November 18, 2022
Traffic Relief and Improved Safety for Bikes and Pedestrians at U.S. 101/Blossom Hill Interchange
If you have driven, walked, or biked along Blossom Hill Road and over the interchange at US 101, you’ve likely noticed some significant improvements. Those include improved off and on ramps to US 101...
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November 08, 2022
BART Phase II Opportunities for Contractors
Please join this IN-PERSON meeting to learn about upcoming construction opportunities in VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Program. Meet the project team and representatives from our...
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November 05, 2022
Independent Study Confirms VTA Plans for Single Bore Tunnel
An independent study by world renowned tunneling experts, confirms the Valley Transportation Authority’s single bore tunnel design is the right approach to deliver the BART Silicon Valley 6-mile...
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November 03, 2022
BART Silicon Valley Phase II: Continued Momentum with New Direction
SAN JOSE, CA – VTA made a critical decision in its approach to secure federal funding for the BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension (Phase II Project). VTA has submitted a request to the Federal...
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