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BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART To San Jose Reaches Milestone As Demolition Begins

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.

07/20/2012

A police officer walks by the covered body of a person hit by a car at a bus stop at California St. and Escuela Ave. in Mountain View, June 21, 2012. (CBS)

Man Standing At Mountain View Bus Stop Killed By Out-Of-Control Car

A person was struck and killed by an out-of-control car Thursday at a Valley Transportation Authority bus stop in Mountain View, authorities said.

06/21/2012

63-year-old Ray Halsell of Tracy (center) was last seen on May 10, 2012 leaving work at VTA in San Jose. (CBS)

Missing San Jose VTA Worker Found Dead In Car Crash

CHP officers found the car belonging to 63-year-old Ray Halsell down an embankment near Interstate 580 and Corral Hollow Road. Halsell was inside the car and apparently died in the crash.

05/12/2012

Police say 23-year-old Merced Pacheco held a girl against her will on a light rail train in San Jose on May 1, 2012. (Santa Clara County Sheriff)

Man Accused Of Holding Girl Against Her Will On SJ Light-Rail Train

A fare inspector came to the aid of a female minor who told the transit official she was being held against her will on a light-rail vehicle in San Jose Tuesday, authorities said.

05/03/2012

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Bus Maintenance Yards Go Solar In San Jose

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority unveiled a newly installed solar parking canopy system at one of its three bus maintenance facilities Thursday.

02/03/2012

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

VTA Light Rail Train (CBS)

VTA Solicits Public Opinion On South Bay Transit Needs

Public hearings will be held this week in the South Bay to get the public’s input on Silicon Valley’s transportation needs. The first one is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in San Jose.

01/03/2012

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

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