January 13, 2022
VTA Website Now Offers Real-Time Transit Data
“Where is my bus,” you ask? Answering that question just got easier. VTA’s website now offers interactive real-time transit information, which allows riders to check if their bus/train is delayed, or...
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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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January 27, 2021
Workshop Lays Out VTA's Complex Budget Process
VTA’s Board members, the majority of which are newly appointed this year, received a briefing on the agency’s complex financial situation at a special workshop January 22. The workshop was intended to...
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August 31, 2020
VTA and Partners Receive Lion's Share of FTA Grant; Added to Bus Automation Community of Practice
Editor's note: This article has been updated since it was originally posted. VTA is the recipient of a multi-million dollar federal grant to help deploy automated electric vehicles designed for...
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May 21, 2020
VTA Workers Rise to Challenge, Find Creative Solution to Protect Their Own
Plastic barriers made from decommissioned bus parts proves quick, economical fix VTA employees at the maintenance yards are used to finding creative fixes to problems with vehicles and getting them...
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November 01, 2019
Data Nerds Unite! Spend GIS Day at VTA!
Come join VTA staff to celebrate international GIS (geographic information system) Day. This event is open to members of the public or technical professionals with an interest in geospatial and...
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October 25, 2019
VTA Serving as a Model for Accessible Autonomous Vehicle Use
Verge Conference 2019 is focused on Carbon pollution, leveraging technologies for a circular economy, decarbonizing the energy system, and supporting the move to zero emissions transportation. VTA has...
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