BART To San Jose
Elected and appointed officials on Wednesday celebrated the final installment of more than $760 million in state money for a planned 10-mile extension of BART to north San Jose, which is scheduled to be completed in 2018.
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s project extending BART by 10 miles to San Jose will be completed as planned by 2017 despite a judge’s decision against closing a street in Milpitas, a VTA spokeswoman said Monday.
Some South Bay commuters ran into some extra traffic in San Jose Monday morning due to the $2.3 billion BART to Silicon Valley construction project.
Passenger service is now expected to start in 2017, a year earlier than previously scheduled.
BART’s southward extension toward San Jose is on track with the Warm Springs Station set to open in 2015.
Construction on the future BART line to San Jose took a big step forward Thursday when crews began demolishing five vacant industrial buildings east of the Flea Market.
A new report outlines a bold plan to develop the area surrounding the newest BART station in Warm Springs.
Shovels went into the ground Thursday on a transit project that has been often derided as a pipe dream, the Bay Area Rapid Transit extension to San Jose.
BART trains are expected to start running through Silicon Valley in 2016.
The BART Silicon Valley/Berryessa Extension has actually been in the works for years, but the federal grant means the project will move forward in a matter of weeks.