VTA Approves 3-Year Contract With Largest Union, 'Appreciation Pay' For EmployeesThe Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority's Board of Directors has approved a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with its largest employee union.
Man Charged With Threats At VTA Meeting Has Bail Set At $350,000; Ordered To Stay AwayA 69-year-old man charged with making criminal threats at a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority committee meeting last week is being held on $350,000 bail, according to a VTA spokesperson.
San Jose Man Arrested After Alleged Gun Threats During VTA MeetingThe Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office arrested a San Jose man Tuesday after he allegedly made threats involving a gun during a virtual meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority.
VTA To Award Contracts For BART Extension To Downtown San Jose, Santa ClaraThe Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is expected to issue its first two major contracts next summer for the construction of BART's extension into downtown San Jose and Santa Clara, BART officials said Thursday.
VTA Trainee Arrested In San Jose After Threatening To 'Shoot Up the Place'Santa Clara County Sheriff's deputies arrested a Valley Transportation Authority trainee employee in San Jose Tuesday after witnesses said the man threatened gun violence against the transit agency for the second time in two weeks.
VTA Employee Who Witnessed Mass Shooting Dies By Apparent SuicideA Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority employee who witnessed the San Jose mass shooting at a light rail yard in May has died in an apparent suicide, authorities confirmed Tuesday.
VTA Providing Free Bus Rides in Santa Clara County to Cover Light-Rail RoutesThe Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority announced Thursday that it is temporarily offering free bus service along light rail routes.
VTA Light Rail Service To Resume By End of July As Workers Eased Back Into Roles Following MassacreSanta Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) light rail service will resume at the end of July, the agency said on Thursday, weeks after a disgruntled employee gunned down co-workers at a VTA light rail yard in the worst mass shooting in Bay Area history.
Legislators Push For $20 Million To Help Families of VTA Shooting Victims, Transit AgencyState and local leaders on Monday were discussing financial support that would be provided to victims' families, survivors and the VTA itself one month after the mass shooting at a San Jose railyard.
UPDATE: Who Is Samuel Cassidy, Gunman In San Jose Mass Shooting At VTA Rail Yard?The man who shot and killed eight people at a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) light rail yard Wednesday was identified as Sam Cassidy, 57, a San Jose resident and VTA employee.
VTA Resuming Fare Collection In April; Vaccine Appointment Rides Stay FreeStarting April 1, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will resume collecting fares unless the ride is to a vaccination site.
COVID Vaccine: VTA Chief Urges Gov. Newsom To Prioritize Vaccinations For Public Transit WorkersAn appeal to prioritize public transit workers for COVID-19 vaccinations was made Wednesday by Valley Transportation Authority General Manager and CEO Nuria Fernandez in a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom.
Montague Expressway Closed All Weekend While VTA Crews Hoist Pedestrian Bridge Into PlaceMontague Expressway near the Great Mall in Milpitas will be closed from Friday at 7 p.m. through Monday 5 a.m. to allow a VTA-construction team to hoist a pedestrian bridge into place.
Coronavirus Update: VTA Light Rail Service Resumes Following Suspension After Operator Trainee Tested PositiveSanta Clara Valley Transportation Authority light-rail service is resuming Thursday after being suspended for two weeks because an operator trainee tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Santa Clara VTA Reducing Service As Coronavirus Sheltering Sharply Reduces RidershipWith ridership numbers down sharply amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority announced Wednesday that it is reducing service effective next week.