February 08, 2021
Service Frequency Improvements, No Fare Collection in Effect as of Feb. 8
As part of VTA's continuing commitment to providing safe, clean and reliable service for our customers and employees, VTA has increased the frequency of seven bus routes, reimplemented rear-door...
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February 03, 2021
New Federal Mask Order and Rear-Door Boarding Reinforce VTA’s Commitment to Safety
To continue providing a safe, clean and reliable service for our customers and employees during the pandemic, VTA evaluates and adjusts protocols to reduce the spread of COVID-19. With Santa Clara...
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December 30, 2020
New State Law Modeled After VTA Training
January 1, 2021, is the official start of National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month and the deadline under California law for all employees of public transit agencies to be trained to...
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December 14, 2020
Transit Union Encourages COVID Testing with Pop-Up Sites at Work
The Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 265 is working with Santa Clara County health officials to set up pop-up COVID-19 testing for frontline workers and their families at the Santa Clara Valley...
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December 08, 2020
Human Trafficking Awareness: VTA Demonstrates Its Leadership
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority highlighted its efforts in combatting human trafficking to a global virtual audience today. The 2020 USDOT Transportation Leaders Against Human...
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November 04, 2020
What are current bus capacity limits?
Customers have had questions about the capacity thresholds on VTA buses with the current COVID physical distancing requirements. VTA limits bus capacity as follows - actual capacity may vary depending...
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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 skills to maneuver...
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September 21, 2020
Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility
This is Rail Safety Week across the United States, with a goal of raising awareness on how to stay safe around railways, including VTA light rail. Every year, in North America, 2100 people are killed...
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September 14, 2020
Bike Safely Around the Rails – Don’t Let Your Guard Down
Because so many people are working from home these days, and “Bike to Work Day” just wouldn’t work very well…the whole month of September is dedicated to biking…wherever! Also this month, VTA is...
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