UPDATE: VTA Officials Hope to Partially Restore Light Rail Service by SundayOfficials with the Valley Transportation Authority in the South Bay on Tuesday said light rail operations could be partially restored in time to provide fans with rides to the 49ers-Raiders game at Levi's Stadium this Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
VTA Shooting: Additional Personnel Files On Gunman Reveal Missed Days At Work, InsubordinationFour weeks after a Valley Transportation Authority employee killed nine of his colleagues in the deadliest mass shooting in Bay Area history, the agency released more personnel files about the gunman.
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.