Sustainability Program

VTA is committed to creating a greener Santa Clara Valley through its Sustainability Program. The Sustainability Program seeks to strengthen VTA's commitment to the environment through the conservation of natural resources, the reduction of greenhouse gases, the prevention of pollution, and the use of renewable energy and materials.

View a Story Map to tour VTA’s sustainability projects


VTA is a founding signatory of the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Sustainability Commitment and has achieved Gold Level Recognition for its sustainability efforts.


Sustainability is a key component of VTA’s mission and Strategic Plan.

VTA regularly evaluates its consumption of fuel, energy, water, and other resources. Annual Sustainability Reports include data on VTA’s operations and describes current and past sustainability accomplishments.