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The Santa Clara County Sheriff's office is asking for help in identifying a suspect in a copper wire theft that occurred early Thursday morning at a San Jose VTA station. (Santa Clara Sheriff/VTA)

Sheriff Hoping Social Media Helps Catch VTA Copper Thieves

Copper thieves have struck once again in the Bay Area, this time ripping out copper wiring from a VTA light rail train station in San Jose, but this time authorities have taken to social media to try and catch the thief.

01/31/2014

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1 Arrested, 1 Hospitalized After Stabbing Near Sunnyvale Light Rail Station

A person was stabbed at a VTA light rail station in Sunnyvale Tuesday afternoon, authorities told KPIX 5.

11/26/2013

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VTA Light Rail Vehicle Hits Car In San Jose; 2 Hurt

Light-rail service has been restored after a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail vehicle struck a car in San Jose Friday morning, a VTA spokeswoman said.

11/08/2013

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Light Rail Crashes With Vehicle In San Jose, Driver Hospitalized

A collision between a Valley Transportation Authority light rail train and a car in San Jose sent the car’s driver to the hospital Thursday, a VTA spokeswoman said.

05/16/2013

Police said these two people are suspected in a purse snatching on a Light Rail train on February 6, 2013. The woman is described as 5'6", 190 pounds with dark, wavy hair. The man is described as 5'7, 190 pounds. Both were seen riding bicycles. (San Jose Police Department)

San Jose Police Seek Man, Woman In Light Rail Purse Snatching

San Jose police are seeking a man and a woman suspected of assaulting a woman and stealing her purse at a light transit rail station last month in San Jose before fleeing on bicycles.

03/13/2013

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San Jose’s $2B Light Rail System Among Least Efficient In Country

The $2 billion light-rail system built to serve San Jose and some surrounding cities in Silicon Valley is among the least efficient in the country and suffers from low ridership and high operating costs.

12/27/2012

Passengers board a cable car in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Muni To Celebrate Centennial With Free Fares Throughout San Francisco

San Francisco Muni will offer free rides on all of its buses, light rail trains and cable cars on December 28 to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

12/06/2012

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VTA Proposes $17M Light Rail Extension From Campbell To Los Gatos

Valley Transit Authority (VTA) is proposing to extend their existing Mountain View to Winchester light rail line 1.6 miles from Campbell to Los Gatos at an estimated cost of $17 million.

11/22/2012

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1 Hurt In San Francisco Muni Light Rail Crash Near AT&T Park

One person was transported to a hospital after a crash involving a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle near AT&T Park Wednesday morning, a fire department employee said.

10/17/2012

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Water Main Break Causing Muni Delays In San Francisco’s Sunset Neighborhood

The L-Taraval Muni Line was moving slowly Thursday morning due to a broken water main in the Sunset District, in the area of 32nd and 33rd avenues, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.

08/23/2012

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