October 7, 2010

Santa Clara, Calif. transit launches new light rail, free Wi-Fi



On Monday, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) made significant improvements to light rail service since its inception nearly 23 years ago. VTA will operate a new non-stop, faster express light rail service now featuring free Wi-Fi.

 

With the debut of the VTA Commuter Express, customers will enjoy faster and more frequent light rail service with six newly added, peak-hour commute trips from south San Jose, through downtown, to North San Jose.

 

Customers riding the new Commuter Express light rail will be able to access Wi-Fi free of charge, while on board these trains. Trains with Wi-Fi capability are marked with a “Wi-Fi On Board” sticker. Customers on the VTA Commuter Express will enjoy the added convenience, reduced travel times, and W-iFi for the same fare that VTA charges for existing light rail service.

 

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