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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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BART Board to Consider Reinstating Mask Mandate

The previous mandate began April 28 and expired last week on July 18 ­– the second time it’s been lifted in three months.

(July 26, 2022) → Read the full Cupertino Today 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