Tag Archives: VTA

How would you spend $250M in bike funds over 30 years?

Santa Clara County Measure B Transportation Tax With the passage of Santa Clara County’s Measure B transportation sales tax last year, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will receive over $6 billion in revenue over the next thirty years beginning in June, 2017. Four percent of those funds, or an estimated $8 million per read more »

Nuria Fernandez rides a bicycle

Today was the 100th day on the job for Ms. Nuria Fernandez, the newly appointed General Manager for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). For Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 8, she joined a 30-strong VTA bike convoy from downtown San Jose to the VTA headquarters facility on North First Street. You read more »

VTA scales back El Camino Bus Rapid Transit after city opposition

After Santa Clara County cities along the proposed Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route on El Camino Real signaled their opposition to the plan, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) are reworking their plans in the hopes of getting better local support.

Ken Yeager rides a bicycle

Santa Clara County Supervisor Ken Yeager rides his bike to his county office on a daily basis.

El Camino Real Bus Rapid Transit

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has a new video about the proposed El Camino Real (ECR) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), which ties into the regional Grand Boulevard Initiative.

Caltrain contingency plan

Update: I’ve been meaning to update this with new ECR route info from Samtrans. Sorry! It’s helpful to know nearby transit connections in case of ‘track incidents’ on Caltrain.