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Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is an independent special district that provides services throughout the county, including Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Palo Alto, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga and Sunnyvale. 

The authority oversees bus, light rail, and paratransit services in the county, and is a funding partner in regional rail service, including Caltrain, Capital Corridor, and the Altamont Corridor Express.

VTA also serves as the county’s congestion management agency, with responsibility for promoting transit-oriented development and designing highway, pedestrian, and bicycle improvement projects.

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VTA Worker Arrested after Threatening Gun Violence at San Jose Bus Yard

A Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority employee was arrested Friday on suspicion of making a criminal threat of gun violence while other employees were at a bus yard in San Jose, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office. The …


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VTA Riders and Workers No Longer Required to Wear Masks

Airlines, airports and other transportation agencies, including BART and Caltrain, had followed suit in making masks optional.


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Santa Clara County Officials Request State Audit of VTA

Assemblymember Marc Berman announced he is pulling a bill that would eliminate VTA’s board of directors, and instead requesting a state audit. VTA chair Chappie Jones supports the move.

(June 21, 2022) → Read the full San Jose Spotlight report
VTA Files Lawsuit to Acquire Space in San Jose

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority has filed a lawsuit to acquire a downtown San Jose parcel that is currently retail and housing. It is allegedly needed to expand BART operations.

(Jan. 4, 2022) → Read the full The Mercury News report