2019 NHL All-Star Game rink setup. Photo courtesy San Jose Sharks.
Pro hockey’s brightest and best stars come to San Jose this weekend. The 2019 NHL All-Star Weekend will take place in two locations throughout downtown San Jose. Hockey fan activities take place January 24 thru January 27 at McEnery Convention Center. The 2019 NHL All-Star game itself takes place on January 26 at 5pm at SAP Center.
Visiting San Jose for All-Star Weekend? Read our first-time public transit rider’s guide to learn how to ride the buses and trains in Silicon Valley. We have additional Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) public transit tips to help you beat traffic gridlock and parking woes to and from these All-Star events. Read on for more details.
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More service cuts to public transit may be coming to Silicon Valley. The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) will discuss a proposal to further reduce bus and light rail service at its first Board Of Directors’ meeting of 2019 this Thursday at 5:30pm in San Jose.
WHEN: Thursday, January 10 at 5:30pm
WHERE: Auditorium at VTA Headquarters, 3331 N. First Street, San Jose
GETTING THERE: Take VTA Light Rail to the River Oaks station. VTA’s headquarters is on the west (airport) side of N. First Street, in the back of the Park and Ride lot.
Tips for how to be heard at any VTA Board meeting or workshop can be mastered here.
Our group has obtained details on what the VTA Board Of Directors will discuss at Thursday evening’s meeting. Details are below.
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Silicon Valley will have lots of showers this weekend, and next week. According to the National Weather Service, showers are expected in the area starting Friday night, and lasting up until next Thursday.
Plan on taking Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) buses, light rail, or Caltrain during this wet weather period? There’s a guide available to show you how to take public transit and stay safe in wet weather. This guide will be especially useful for those of you visiting Silicon Valley to attend the College Football National Championship Game and festivities now thru January 7. For you locals, the guide will prove useful when taking public transit for post-Christmas shopping, Mineta San Jose International Airport, or farmers’ markets.
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Stay safe and dry on your travels this weekend.
Founder, Silicon Valley Transit Users