Man Accused Of Hijacking VTA Bus In Santa Clara With Driver, Passengers On BoardSanta Clara County authorities have arrested a man after he allegedly hijacked a VTA transit bus and drove it for about two miles in Santa Clara Tuesday morning.
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.
Feds Award Millions To BART And VTA For Mixed-Use Planning Near Transit StationsFederal transportation officials have given the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency $2 million and Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority more than $1.5 million Thursday for development projects aimed at improving access to public transportation.
MTC Unveils Plan To Distribute $780M Coronavirus Relief To Transit AgenciesThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission on Thursday released a framework for allocating more than $780 million of federal relief funds to Bay Area transit agencies.
Coronavirus Update: Major Changes Go Into Effect For Riders Using Muni, VTA With ridership tumbling during the San Francisco Bay Area's current shelter-in-place order, San Francisco's Muni system and the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority both deployed major changes to their operating schedules on Monday.
Coronavirus Update: VTA Santa Clara Valley Service Grinds To Halt After Trainee Tests PositiveAll Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light rail train service was halted indefinitely early Thursday after a light rail operator trainee tested posted for the coronavirus, officials said.
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.
Coronavirus Update: VTA Not Collecting Fares On Buses, Light Rail; Rear Door Entrance OnlyThe Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is implementing changes on buses, including not collecting fares, in order to slow the spread of coronavirus, the transit agency announced Thursday.
Pedestrian Fatally Struck By VTA Light Rail Train Near Curtner Station In San JoseA southbound Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority light rail train has struck and killed a pedestrian near state Highway 87 early Monday morning.
Bay Area Lawmaker Introduces 'Seamless' Transit ProposalA Bay Area lawmaker has introduced a proposal to streamline transportation around the region, potentially impacting hundreds of thousands of commuters.
Muni, Caltrain, VTA, SamTrans Offer Free Rides New Year's Eve; Not BARTMuni service in San Francisco along with VTA, Caltrain and SamTrans will be free on New Year Eve until 5 a.m. Wednesday morning.
Muni, Caltrain, VTA, SamTrans Offer Free Rides New Year's Eve; Not BARTMuni service in San Francisco along with VTA, Caltrain and SamTrans will be free on New Year Eve until 5 a.m. Wednesday. BART trains will run extra hours but rides won't be free.
New Express Lanes On Highway 237 Can Save Commuters Time For A Price
VTA Security Guard Fatally Shoots Man Armed With KnifeA deadly Wednesday evening shooting of an armed man on a VTA light rail train platform by a contracted security guard is under investigation by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department.