VTA

VTA ridership coming back
Transportation
Mark Prado December 22, 2021

There is good news from the Valley Transportation Authority in the South Bay: Last month, the agency's systemwide weekday ridership hit 47% of pre-pandemic levels – a marked increase over the 30% recovery rate this time last year.

Development plans for VTA's Curtner Station set for Thursday discussion
Housing
Mark Prado September 8, 2021
Curtner VTA Station

Transforming the Curtner Station Park & Ride lot into a livable, walkable, shoppable community close to transit is the objective of one of VTA's latest transit-oriented development projects.

VTA: More space, more riders
Transportation
Jimmy Moore July 20, 2021
vta bus

New social distancing protocol now in effect is allowing more riders on VTA buses, helping to cut down on the number of passengers being passed up, according to the agency.

COVID vaccines available at VTA's Santa Teresa Light Rail Station
Services
Jimmy Moore May 4, 2021
vacccination program trucks

The Valley Transportation Authority is continuing efforts to assist in enabling every eligible Santa Clara County resident to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and has established a permanent vaccine site set up at the Santa Teresa Light Rail Station in South San Jose.

Berryessa Transit Center wins award for sweeping impact
Transportation
Mark Prado April 1, 2021

VTA’s Berryessa Transit Center has been awarded the Envision Platinum Award by The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure in recognition of social and economic sustainability, providing employment opportunities and improving mobility options.

Summer project: Highway 101 revamp at De La Cruz Boulevard/Trimble Road
Transportation
Mark Prado March 5, 2021

The Highway 101/De La Cruz Boulevard interchange in San Jose will get a makeover beginning this summer to make the area safer for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians.

VTA looks at future of light rail
Transportation
Mark Prado February 19, 2021

As the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) plans for service post-pandemic and beyond, the agency is looking at the future of light rail in the South Bay.

VTA survey aims to increase trust in transit
Transportation
Mark Prado November 9, 2020
VTA

As VTA continues to focus efforts on increasing riders' level of comfort and trust in transit, the agency is asking for input to help VTA ensure it is providing the public with a quality transit experience during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

BART extension to downtown San Jose and Santa Clara seeks feedback
Transportation
Mark Prado September 17, 2020
BART

The BART Silicon Valley 6-mile extension project into downtown San Jose and Santa Clara is seeking contractors and subcontractors to provide initial feedback.

Video: BART knows the way to San Jose
Transportation
Mark Prado June 16, 2020

Establishing a BART connection from the East Bay to Silicon Valley has long been a top regional priority for MTC.