This page describes the various Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) committees and Board of Directors. It also describes when and where they meet.[toc]
VTA Standing and Advisory Committee Meeting Info
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) initially discusses transportation issues in Santa Clara County thru their committees. All committee meetings are open to the public, and the public is allowed to speak at these meetings.
VTA holds some committee meetings at the County Government Center at 70 W. Hedding Street in San Jose. Note the map of the County Government Center below:
For other committee meetings, they are held at VTA’s River Oaks headquarters, across the street from the River Oaks light rail station. This is detailed in the map below:
VTA Board Meeting/Workshop Location & Directions
Unless otherwise noted, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) Board Meetings take place on the first Thursday of every month at 5:30pm at the County Supervisors’ Chambers at Santa Clara County Government Offices at 70 W. Hedding Street in San Jose.
All VTA Board of Directors meetings are open to the public. The public can request to speak on any item on the agenda at each VTA Board meeting. During each VTA Board meeting’s “Public Presentations” agenda item, the public can speak on any topic NOT mentioned on the VTA Board meeting’s agenda.
VTA typically publishes Board meeting agenda items 7-10 business days before each meeting.
The County Government Offices are one short block north of the Civic Center light rail station, accessible by VTA local bus lines 61, 62, and the 66. From Milpitas and Fremont or San Jose Diridon Station, VTA’s 181 express bus also serves VTA Board meetings at the County Government Center. Also, the Alum Rock-Santa Teresa and Mountain View/Winchester light rail lines go to VTA Board meetings at the Civic Center light rail station.
VTA Board Meeting Schedule
Here is a schedule of Valley Transportation Authority board meetings and workshops for this year.
Want to make your voice heard at a VTA meeting or workshop? Advice that shows you how can be found here.
Where possible, we have audio recordings of these and past VTA Board meetings on our podcast site.