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Man Fatally Struck By VTA Train In Milpitas

A Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority trail struck and killed a man in Milpitas late Wednesday night, VTA and police officials said.

07/09/2015

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Fire Department Says 2 Treated For Heat Exhaustion After VTA Train Breaks Down In San Jose

Two people had to be treated for heat exhaustion after a VTA light rail train broke down in San Jose due to a mechanical issue, officials with the San Jose Fire Department said.

07/01/2015

Tim Watson, the VTA bus driver who foiled an alleged child abduction in Milpitas on June 5, 2015. (Photo Credit: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority)

Bus Driver Who Helped Foil Child Abduction In Milpitas: ‘I Did What Any Parent Would Do’

VTA bus driver Tim Watson said his instincts kicked in, and that’s how he stopped an alleged child abduction in Milpitas and Fremont.

06/10/2015

Scene of a collision between a tow truck and a VTA bus at Santa Theresa Blvd. and Cottle Road in San Jose, April 24, 2015.

2 Toddlers Injured When Tow Truck Collides With VTA Bus In San Jose

A tow truck with two young children inside ran into the back of a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus in San Jose Friday morning, according to a VTA spokeswoman.

04/24/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 08: WWE wrestler John Cena speaks at a news conference announcing the WWE Network at the 2014 International CES at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on January 8, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The network will launch on February 24, 2014 as the first-ever 24/7 streaming network, offering both scheduled programs and video on demand. The USD 9.99 per month subscription will include access to all 12 live WWE pay-per-view events each year. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs through January 10 and is expected to feature 3,200 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.

WrestleMania Could Mean $100 Million Boost For Bay Area Economy; Cena Calls Silicon Valley ‘Beautiful’

WrestleMania 31 is in Santa Clara this Sunday. The WWE’s annual springtime extravaganza is expected to bring $100 million in economic activity to the Bay Area.

03/27/2015

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Councilmembers Worried Eliminating El Camino Lanes For Rapid Bus Could Congest Downtown Palo Alto

Parking could be getting even harder to find in downtown Palo Alto. Valley Transit Authority (VTA) is proposing that one lane in each direction on busy El Camino Real be dedicated for rapid buses.

01/13/2015

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New Year’s Mass Transit Guide

If you choose to get hammered on New Year’s Eve, rest assured you can get home safely for free via bus, train or light rail…

12/29/2014

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‘All Clear’ : Suspected Gas Leak Briefly Shuts Down VTA Building In Downtown San Jose

A suspected gas leak has shutdown the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority downtown customer service center in San Jose Friday morning, a VTA spokeswoman said.

12/05/2014

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Police Incident Stalls VTA Light Rail & Bus Lines In San Jose

A police-related incident in San Jose has closed a VTA Light Rail and caused VTA Bus Lines to be rerouted in some areas Friday morning, according to Valley Transportation Authority officials.

10/31/2014

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49ers Working With Transit Officials To Improve Post-Game Traffic Outside Levi’s Stadium

San Francisco’s 49ers are putting their heads together with Santa Clara transit officials in hopes of improving the horrible post-game traffic some fans were forced to endure last Sunday during the home opener.

09/16/2014

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