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Jordan Stewart of the San Jose Earthquakes in action against the Colorado Rapids at Buck Shaw Stadium on May 7, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Security Stepped Up For First Sporting Event At Levi’s Stadium; 45,000 Expected At Earthquakes-Sounders Match

The Santa Clara Police Department will have an extra 100 officers on hand, and sheriff’s deputies will not only be patrolling the stadium, but VTA light trains as well.

07/31/2014

A VTA light rail train passes by the still under construction Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (VTA)

Inside Levi’s Stadium: Options Abound For Getting There

Levi’s Stadium was designed with mass transit in mind, and the 49ers are banking on heavy use of public transit on game days.

07/25/2014

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. (CBS)

Levi’s Stadium Days Away From Opening Ceremony, First 49er Game

Levi’s Stadium will officially open on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in time for the first 49er game in August, but questions over transportation logistics remain.

07/15/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

VTA Says BART To San Jose Will Open In 2017 Despite Judge’s Ruling

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.

07/07/2014

A view of the grass playing surface at Levi's Stadium. (CBS)

South Bay Transit Officials Stage Dry Run For New Levi’s Stadium

With the opening of Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara a few weeks away, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority staged a so-called “transit test” to deliver fans to the new home of the San Francisco 49ers.

07/01/2014

An exterior view of Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara as it nears completion, May 13, 2014. (CBS)

Surrounding Area Braces For Parking Nightmare When 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium Opens

With the grand opening of the new 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium just around the corner, Santa Clara’s surrounding neighborhoods and cities are bracing for an influx of football fans looking for parking on game days.

06/24/2014

A VTA light rail train passes by the still under construction Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (VTA)

Pedestrian Was Chasing Dog When Fatally Struck By San Jose VTA Light Rail Train

A light rail train fatally struck a pedestrian in San Jose Sunday night, according to a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority spokeswoman.

06/22/2014

Artist's drawing of a VTA Bus Rapid Transit or BRT line in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Residents Upset Over Tree Cutting To Make Way For New Bus Line

A new bus rapid transit (BRT) line is supposed to be a major step forward for mass transit in the South Bay. But residents who live near the line are fuming, after dozens of trees were cut down.

04/15/2014

A view outside of  construction at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. (CBS)

Transit Planning Remains A Top Priority As Levi’s Stadium In Santa Clara Prepares To Open

Santa Clara County transit officials said they expect as many as 25-percent of fans that go to Levi’s Stadium for 49ers games and other events to take public transit.

04/09/2014

The scene of a fatal stabbing in downtown San Jose on March 19, 2014. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Man Found Stabbed To Death In San Jose Street; VTA Service Disrupted

Investigators have determined a male found dead in San Jose’s downtown area Wednesday morning suffered from at least one stab wound, a police sergeant said.

03/19/2014

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