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VTA hybrid bus

Santa Clara VTA To Debut Amenity-Filled Hybrid Buses

Starting Monday, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will begin offering riders a different experience on new diesel-electric hybrid buses.

01/06/2012

BART station (CBS)

BART Extension Project Should Bring Jobs To South Bay

But, the hard-hit construction industry could soon be seeing some better times, following the awarding of more than $1 billion in contracts for the BART to San Jose project.

12/09/2011

VTA Light Rail Train (CBS)

San Jose Light Rail Service Back To Normal After Deadly Pedestrian Crash

Light rail trains in San Jose were running on schedule Tuesday morning after a deadly crash in San Jose that shut down the light rail system overnight, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority officials said.

10/11/2011

VTA crews check the tracks at Children's Discovery Museum station in San Jose after a light-rail vehicle derailed near the station, September 15, 2011. (CBS)

VTA Light Rail Train Derails In San Jose

A light rail vehicle derailed early Thursday as it pulled out of the Children’s Discovery Museum station during its last run of the day, officials from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority said.

09/15/2011

U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis steps off of a new Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority hybrid bus after touring the agency's hybrid technology training program on July 21, 2011 in San Jose. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

U.S. Labor Secretary Touts Green Jobs In Silicon Valley

U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said Wednesday that Silicon Valley is a good example of how a clean energy revolution is helping put Americans back to work.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/21/2011

Traffic jam on a California highway (AP)

VTA Considers Pay Lane On South Bay Highway

The VTA, along with Caltrans, has proposed conversion of the existing carpool lanes on the Highway 237/880 interchange in Milpitas and San Jose to express lanes that would also be open to solo drivers who pay a toll for the privilege of driving in the lane.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/07/2011

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (www.vta.org)

Schedule Changes Impact Most VTA Bus Routes in Santa Clara County

Ride a bus in Silicon Valley? Throw out your old schedule. Changes have been made to just about every route, effective Monday morning.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/10/2011

Palo Alto Sets Sights On Revitalization Grant

Palo Alto Sets Sights On Revitalization Grant

California Ave. could be in for some major changes, but as KCBS’ Mike Colgan reports, some see a downside to the proposed plan.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/05/2010

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