Downtown San José Station

Downtown San Jose BART Station Concept Map

The Downtown San José Station will be located between Market and Third Streets, below Santa Clara Street. The concourse and boarding platforms will be underground, with multiple station entrances planned adjacent to Santa Clara Street. The station will include bicycle facilities and convenient connections to VTA light rail service and several VTA bus lines. The station area will be integrated with mixed use development, creating a transit oriented community.  

The site plan above is not to be considered final and will be further refined as the engineering progresses on the Project. 

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Downtown San Jose BART Station Concept Map

The Downtown San José Station will be located between Market and Third Streets, below Santa Clara Street. The concourse and boarding platforms will be underground, with multiple station entrances planned adjacent to Santa Clara Street. The station will include bicycle facilities and convenient connections to VTA light rail service and several VTA bus lines. The station area will be integrated with mixed use development, creating a transit oriented community.  

The site plan above is not to be considered final and will be further refined as the engineering progresses on the Project. 

San José’s Downtown is home to over 250 restaurants, nine theater venues, numerous art galleries, and many event venues that host unique festivals and special events. The Downtown Area includes San José State University, San José City Hall, the artsy SoFA district, the bustling San Pedro Square, the Convention, and the Cultural District.  

In recent years, San José’s Downtown has seen a resurgence with additional innovative tech companies, local retail and restaurants, and multiple residential towers. All this and more will be accessible and within walking distance from the future Downtown San José Station. 

Downtown San José Station at a Glance  

  • 24,300 daily passengers projected in 2035  
  • Underground station below East Santa Clara Street  
  • Below-ground concourse and boarding platform levels  
  • Streetscape improvements proposed along Santa Clara Street  
  • Transit-Oriented Development, which is walkable, mixed use development that is located close to transit, will be integrated with station facilities  

Timeline

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Environmental Clearance
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VTA Board approved Phase II Project, including selection of the Downtown San José station location
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BART Board approved Phase II Project, including selection of the Downtown San José station location
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FTA issued Record of Decision for Phase II Environmental Document
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Design and Engineering
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Geotechnical and utility field investigations began
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VTA awarded General Engineering Consultant contract to Mott MacDonald/PGH Wong
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Construction
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Testing
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Funding

Total Funding
Phase II Total Funding: $5.58B

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