July 21, 2021
Help Shape the Future of Transportation
VTA’s Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) considers and advocates for smart, well-thought-out transportation policies and initiatives. The committee then advises the full VTA Board of Directors on those...
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January 11, 2021
BART Phase II Project First to Submit for Critical Federal Funding Program
VTA achieved two critical milestones for the BART Phase II Project being the first transit agency in the nation to submit an application for $1.735 billion through the Federal Transit Administration’s...
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November 05, 2020
Measure A Tax Dollars Spent in FY 2019 Okayed by Citizens Watchdog Committee
In approving Measure A back in 2000, Santa Clara County voters entrusted the Citizens Watchdog Committee, comprised of fellow community members, with overseeing its expenditures to ensure sales tax...
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July 30, 2020
Annual Public Hearing of the Citizens Watchdog Committee on 2000 Measure A Program Expenditures Set for Aug. 12
The Citizens Watchdog Committee (CWC) for the 2000 Measure A Transit Sales Tax Program will hold its annual public hearing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12 via Zoom video and teleconference. The...
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June 12, 2020
VTA and BART Celebrate Rapid Rail Service to Milpitas and San José
Friday, June 12 marked a celebration of epic proportions although you might not have been able to tell from the size of the crowd. But it was quality not quantity that counted in this case. A few...
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May 19, 2020
Mark Your Calendar! BART Service to Milpitas and San Jose Starts June 13
“BART service to Milpitas and San Jose will begin on Saturday, June 13, 2020!” This was the long-awaited proclamation made by VTA's General Manager and CEO Nuria Fernandez and San Francisco Bay Area...
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January 13, 2020
Citizens Advisory Committee Seeks Two New Members
The Valley Transportation Authority is looking to add two new members to the Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). This committee advises the VTA Board on policy issues referred to the committee either...
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November 15, 2019
VTA and BART will Defer Operations on the Berryessa Extension
After extensive review and coordination with BART management, VTA has made the difficult decision to defer most of BART’s pre-revenue operations on the BART Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension. The two...
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September 04, 2019
Find Out How Your 2000 Measure A Tax Dollars Were Spent in FY 2018
After thorough and careful consideration, it is the conclusion of the Citizens Watchdog Committee (CWC) that, for the 2018 Financial Year, 2000 Measure A tax dollars were spent in accordance with the...
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