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 Light Rail Service Remains Suspended Ahead of 49ers Preseason GameThe Valley Transportation Agency is offering direct bus service in lieu of light rail service for Saturday's 49ers pre-season game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
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 Mass Shooting: Light Rail Restart Postponed; Site May Be Demolished To Ease TraumaNearly two months after 9 Santa Clara VTA light rail employees were killed in a mass shooting, the agency has postponed the date for restarting service. The site could be remodeled or torn down so survivors never have to step foot into the buildings again.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Takes Plea For Tougher Gun Control Laws To The White HouseWith his city still reeling from a mass shooting that claimed the lives of nine transit workers, Mayor Sam Liccardo was taking his plea for tougher gun control laws Monday to the White House for a meeting with President Joe Biden.
VTA Outlines Plan to Return Light-Rail System to Full ServiceA Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) spokeswoman announced Thursday there is a five-point plan to get its light-rail system up and running by the end of July after the service was halted when a disgruntled agency worker shot and killed nine of his co-workers.
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.
San Jose Approves Nation's 1st Mandatory Gun Liabililty Insurance, Annual FeesIn a unanimous vote Tuesday night, the San Jose City Council approved first-of-its-kind gun control measures.
Gun Control: San Jose City Council Set To Approve Mandatory Insurance, Annual Fees A Month After VTA ShootingThe San Jose City Council is expected to pass several gun control measures, including requirements to buy liability insurance and pay an annual fee to offset the costs of gun violence.
San Jose Officials To Vote On Tougher Local Gun Control Measures In Wake Of VTA Mass ShootingIn the wake of a Valley Transportation Authority railyard shooting that claimed the lives of nine workers, the San Jose City Council was set to vote Tuesday on tougher local gun laws including levying an annual fee on gunowners living in the South Bay city.
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.