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Homeless turn overnight Calif. bus route into 'hotel'

Posted on November 4, 2013

SAN JOSE, Calif. —  Line 22, the only bus route that runs 24 hours in the Santa Clara (Calif.) Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) system, becomes an unofficial shelter each night, with riders taking the two-plus hour trip from East San Jose to Palo Alto before heading back again, according to the Daily Times.

VTA officials make clear that homeless people have just as much right to ride as anyone as long as they obey the rules such as no smoking, eating or drinking, the Times reported.

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