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

Awards

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.

Sustainability Plan

VTA's Sustainability Plan 2020 presents short-term and stretch targets for the following key performance indicators: greenhouse gas emissions, criteria air pollutants, building energy, fleet energy, water usage, and waste diversion.

Sustainability Reports

Image provides examples of how VTA has reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Building Energy, Water, and more.
Fiscal Year 2020 Sustainability Progress Chart provides examples of VTA saving efforts across Green House Gas Emissions, Building Energy, Fleet Energy, Water, and more.

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.

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

Awards

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.

Sustainability Plan

VTA's Sustainability Plan 2020 presents short-term and stretch targets for the following key performance indicators: greenhouse gas emissions, criteria air pollutants, building energy, fleet energy, water usage, and waste diversion.

Sustainability Reports

Image provides examples of how VTA has reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Building Energy, Water, and more.
Fiscal Year 2020 Sustainability Progress Chart provides examples of VTA saving efforts across Green House Gas Emissions, Building Energy, Fleet Energy, Water, and more.

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.