San Jose Mandates Video Recording Of All Gun Purchases In Wake Of VTA ShootingIn the wake of a workplace mass shooting that claimed the lives of nine transit workers, San Jose officials have passed a new gun law that requires retailers to video record all firearm purchases.
VTA Shooting: Personnel Files Of Gunman Released; Colleague Feared He'd 'Go Postal'Valley Transportation Authority officials on Thursday released documents about the gunman who killed nine of his colleagues at the light rail yard in San Jose last month, including an account from a colleague who feared him.
San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo Renews Calls For Mandatory Insurance, Annual Fees For Gun Owners Following VTA ShootingIn the wake of the VTA mass shooting, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has reintroduced his proposal for mandatory gun owners' insurance and an annual gun fee, in addition to other provisions.
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.
San Jose Mass Shooting: VTA Officials Memorialize Employees Killed In MassacreTeary-eyed officials from the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) and the city of San Jose gathered in front of its headquarters Thursday morning to memorialize the nine workers killed in a mass shooting the day before.
San Jose Shooting: UC Davis Gun Violence Expert Warns 'We Are Likely To Have A Rough Summer'As America awakens from the COVID-19 pandemic, incidents of gun violence like Wednesday's mass shooting in San Jose at a VTA rail yard will be on the rise across the country, a leading expert on gun violence warned.
COVID Vaccine Site Opens At VTA Light Rail Station in San JoseAlthough ridership is down on the South Bay's light rail system because of COVID, the Valley Transportation Authority and the Santa Teresa Station are stepping up in the push to get people vaccinated.
Arrow Attack On VTA Driver In San Jose A Possible Hate CrimeInvestigators are looking into the possibility that an attack on a VTA driver near the Alum Rock Transit Center in San Jose on Tuesday was a hate crime.
COVID Vaccines: Bay Area Transit Workers Become Eligible For ShotsTransit workers across California can begin registering for vaccines Monday, as part of the latest change to the state’s constantly evolving distribution plan.
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.