September 04, 2019
You Can't Beat a Train - VTA Kicks Off Safety Awareness Campaign
In recognition of Rail Safety Month, in September, VTA is asking you to share an important message to help save lives. The message is “You can’t beat a train.” It sounds simple. It sounds like common...
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July 19, 2019
Obey VTA Safety Precautions
Safety is the most important issue for any transit agency. In Santa Clara County, protections in place around VTA light rail stations and tracks should never be ignored . This month there were two...
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November 20, 2018
Exclusively Trained K-9 Officers Join Transit Patrol
Public transportation is among the most sensitive targets of terrorism, and now VTA has new dedicated tools to protect passengers: Yoshi and Nala, two bomb-sniffing, but affable, Labrador Retrievers....
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November 05, 2018
Safety Around Bus and Rail is Top Priority
We may sound like a broken record, but it bears repeating... often : Safety is our number one priority. VTA bus and rail operators go through extensive safety training to operate their vehicles, but...
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October 02, 2018
CA Human Trafficking Law Modeled on VTA Policy
VTA is proud to have been the model for a newly signed California law addressing human trafficking and how public transit agencies can help fight it. AB 2034 , signed by Governor Brown Thursday,...
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May 04, 2018
Help for Human Trafficking Victims
Human trafficking is a multi-billion dollar a year criminal industry and is considered the fastest-growing enterprise in the world. According to the 2017 Polaris report , there are 4.3 million victims...
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May 01, 2018
See Something, Say Something with VTAlerts
We know that not all super heroes wear capes. Our VTA riders are often the first to observe safety concerns or suspicious activities in and around our transit system. So, what can riders do to help?...
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