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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June 02, 2022
The Montague Expressway Pedestrian Overcrossing Wins Two Awards
The Montague Expressway Pedestrian Overcrossing (MPOC) won the California Transportation Foundation (CTF) Active Transportation Project of the Year Award and the 2022 Excellent Engineering Award of...
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May 11, 2022
VTA Awarded 2022-2023 Caltrans Sustainable Communities Grant
This article was contributed by Transportation Planner III Ian Lin and Principal Transportation Planner Robert Swierk. VTA is honored to be selected as a recipient of the Caltrans Fiscal Year 2022...
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April 22, 2022
Celebrating Earth Day by Taking Action
This Earth Day VTA joins over 100 transit agencies in pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions. This nation-wide effort is led by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to support President Biden’s...
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January 27, 2022
VTA Rolls Toward Cleaner, Greener Future Fleet
A grant award made official by the California Energy Commission's Clean Transportation Program on January 26 brings VTA a big step closer to transitioning to a newer, quieter, greener and zero...
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January 19, 2022
Downtown Transportation Plan Ready for Your Feedback
(This article was contributed by VTA Senior Transportation Planner Adam Burger) Imagine a Downtown San José designed to be more sustainable, to combat climate change, to decrease vehicle miles...
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December 06, 2021
What Might Autonomous Public Transit Look Like?
Although we hear much about the advent of autonomous vehicles, there’s a lot that such driving technology needs to conquer before self-driving vehicles become a viable travel option. Autonomous...
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September 14, 2021
CEC Proposes Funding for Groundbreaking VTA Fleet Electrification Project
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is included on a funding proposal list to receive a $4.68 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to fund a groundbreaking fleet...
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February 18, 2021
What Will Next Generation High-Capacity Transit Look Like?
As VTA begins planning for what service will look like post-pandemic and beyond, one thing already being studied is the future of high-capacity transit, specifically light rail. The fact that the...
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