September 16, 2021
VTA Light Rail System Fully Operational Saturday, September 18
Starting Saturday, September 18, the entire VTA light rail system is back on track. The Green Line, from Diridon Station to Winchester Station is the last segment of the system to be reactivated after...
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September 01, 2021
Stay Alert, Stay Alive – Rail Safety Reminder
As light rail service is gradually reactivated after having been down since the May 26 tragedy, it coincides, by chance, with National Rail Safety Month. September is traditionally the month when rail...
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August 30, 2021
Light Rail Service is Back!
Light Rail is back on track. Okay…it’s only part of the system, but we are working hard to get the whole system back on track. And through September 12, it’s free! First and foremost, please be...
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June 22, 2021
VTA Resumes Charging Fares to Vaccination Sites July 1
As Santa Clara County reaches a pivotal 80% COVID-19 vaccination rate, VTA will return to charging regular fare for all passengers beginning July 1. For the past four months, rides to any vaccination...
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June 10, 2021
Statement from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Regarding the Personnel History of Samuel Cassidy
The horrific attack at VTA’s light rail yard on May 26, in which nine VTA employees were killed, prompted questions about the personnel history of the shooter, Samuel Cassidy, a 20-year VTA employee...
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May 26, 2021
Our Hearts are Broken
We now have the names of the victims from Wednesday's tragic attack at the Guadalupe Light Rail Yard. We do not have the words to express the weight of this moment. We are grateful to our community...
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May 05, 2021
UPDATE: 5-10-21, Hamilton Light Rail Station Now Open After Maintenance
Work has been completed at the Hamilton Light Rail Station with improvements to the track, platform and retaining wall. The elevated station is at the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and Creekside Way...
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May 03, 2021
COVID Vaccines Available at Santa Teresa Light Rail Station
VTA is continuing efforts to assist in enabling every eligible Santa Clara County resident to be vaccinated against COVID-19, with a permanent vaccine site set up at the Santa Teresa Light Rail...
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April 28, 2021
Reward Offered in Operator Attack
A three-thousand-dollar reward is now being offered for information leading to the apprehension of the person who attacked a VTA bus operator with a bow and arrow. The operator was shot in the back as...
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