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Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) serves to connect the San Francisco peninsula with communities to the east and the south. It is a heavy-rail public transportation system that runs through San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa and Santa Clara counties. BART has 50 stations throughout the Bay Area and carries roughly 400,000 trips daily. Currently a number of institutions, including the new Google campus, are working to bring a new BART station to San Jose.

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Regional planning groups have to submit an application by Dec. 31 detailing how they plan to use the money to improve ridership and how they will divvy up funds between the transit operators they oversee. Some money can be used for construction projects.

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The rapidly rising cost of construction materials and labor prices, along with the impacts of inflation, have boosted the anticipated cost of the final phase of VTA’s BART to Silicon Valley completion from $9.3 billion to $12.2 billion.

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Cost estimates to expand BART services in the region soar to $12.2 billion and span through the next decade.

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Valley Transportation Authority projects the cost of the final phase of extending BART into downtown San Jose and Santa Clara will be more than 30% higher, and take three years longer, to 2036, to complete.

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The Valley Transportation Agency has released plans to help support Santa Clara and San Jose small businesses during the construction of the Silicon Valley BART extension project.

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