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March 20, 2014

Calif. transit begins BRT construction

Santa Clara VTA will begin construction on the Santa Clara-Alum Rock project on Friday. The line will be the first of three BRT projects planned for Santa Clara County.


December 18, 2013

Calif. agency upgrades smart card connectivity

The advanced Allied Telesis network at the heart of the Clipper card system has created a solid foundation that will enable Santa Clara VTA to expand its offerings to include additional card readers, passenger Wi-Fi and more.


November 21, 2013

Calif. agency taps SinglePoint for Wi-Fi

The In Motion Moovbox M220 system consists of two parts: A rugged antenna about the size of a hockey puck that is mounted on top of each vehicle and a 3G/4G router that can also connect to DRV/CCTV security system.


November 4, 2013

Homeless turn overnight Calif. bus route into 'hotel'

Line 22, the only bus route that runs 24 hours in the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority 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.


October 10, 2013

VTA to add 35 Gillig hybrid buses to fleet

The buses are anticipated to have 25% better fuel economy, similar to the results the agency is experiencing with the 90, 40-foot hybrid Gillig vehicles first introduced into its fleet in 2010.


October 3, 2013

N.Y. MTA exec tapped to lead Santa Clara VTA

Nuria Fernandez, who spent the past two years as COO for New York's MTA, will succeed Michael Burns, who is retiring at the end of the year.


August 27, 2013

New Flyer taps BAE propulsion for Calif. artics

The development and production of these hybrid propulsion systems will be conducted at BAE Systems’ Endicott, N.Y. facility, with the first delivery scheduled for 2014.


July 11, 2013

New Flyer to deliver 50 Xcelsiors to Calif. transit

Contains a firm order of 29 buses with options for an additional 21 buses. All buses are expected to be delivered by the fourth quarter of 2014.


April 4, 2013

Calif.’s VTA marks BART station construction milestone

Completed the first year of work on the Silicon Valley Berryessa Extension Project.


November 21, 2012

Calif. VTA may extend light rail

Would add 1.6 miles of track and be implemented in two phases based on funding availability.


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