June 13, 2022
Funds for One Bay Area Grant Program Available for County-Wide Projects
The Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has been awarded approximately $91 million from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to share in its third round of funding for the One Bay Area...
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April 20, 2022
VTA Now Recommends, But No Longer Requires, Masks on Board
In light of recent decisions by the federal government to lift mask requirements on public transit, VTA is strongly recommending, but not requiring passengers and employees to wear masks aboard VTA...
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April 12, 2022
VTA Steps Up Security Patrols After Brooklyn Train Attack
In light of the attack on a New York subway train, VTA is increasing transit patrol visibility on the light rail system, aboard trains and at light rail stations throughout Santa Clara County...
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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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