On August 9, three (3) major votes affecting housing and public transportation in San Jose were approved by City Council. Our group helped encourage citizens like YOU to urge City Council to approve these votes.
Read on for what those votes were, and how our group took part in encouraging and making them happen.
As Santa Clara County – and our nation – still slowly recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, more public events are returning. As you can see from the poster above, public July 4 fireworks shows are one such event. Many transit agencies serving Silicon Valley, such as the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), Caltrain, and BART, will be running a Sunday/Holiday Schedule on Monday, July 4.
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.
Please make sure to take advantage of these FREE transit services on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day – especially if you have been drinking. To help you use public transit on New Year’s Eve – and any other time – read our new First Time Transit User guide.
Have a safe and sane New Year!
Founder, Silicon Valley Transit Users
On behalf of the Silicon Valley Transit Users, I want to wish everyone here a Happy Independence Day.
A reminder: ALL transit agencies serving Silicon Valley are running on a Sunday/Holiday schedule today. This includes Caltrain, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), SamTrans, Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) trains, and the Dumbarton Express bus service. Normal weekday service and schedules will return tomorrow.
Here’s a quick guide to public transit options for some Independence Day events throughout the Bay Area today. Much of this will help you avoid drunk driving, parking hassles, and traffic gridlock to and from the festivities.
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