VTA Transit Service

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) 

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Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is an independent special district service provider who provides sustainable, accessible, community-focused transportation options to Santa Clara County.

VTA provides bus, light rail, and paratransit services, as well as participates as a funding partner in regional rail service including Caltrain, Capital Corridor, and the Altamont Corridor Express.

VTA provides these services throughout the county, including Campbell, Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Milpitas, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Palo Alto, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga and Sunnyvale.

Experiencing Clipper Card Issues?

If you are having issues with your SmartPass (or BayPass) Clipper Card, please fill out the following form so we may best troubleshoot the problem. This may include virtualization, lost or stolen cards, reactivation requests, or invalid errors. Please fill out this form and our team will follow up with you in 72 hours time if necessary. 

VTA Park & Ride Lots

A variety of free park and ride lots are offered through VTA and select regional transit agencies. We recommend using VTA park and ride lots for students and staff commuting to campus.

If you are traveling from Los Altos, Cupertino, Saratoga – we recommend driving to Bascom station

If you are traveling from Santa Cruz – we recommend driving to Ohlone-Chynoweth (view regional transit for Highway 17 Express Bus lots in Santa Cruz)

If you are traveling from Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Palo Alto, North San Jose, Fremont, East Bay, Peninsula – we recommend driving to 880 or Great Mall

If you are traveling from East San Jose – we recommend driving to Eastridge or Curtner (Eastridge is the only station without light rail service) 

If you are traveling from South San Jose – we recommend driving to Capitol, Curtner, Branham, Ohlone-Chynoweth, Blossom Hill, Snell, Cottle, Santa Teresa

If you are traveling from Morgan Hill, Gilroy, Hollister Valley – we recommend driving to Santa Teresa

Transit App

To find real-time arrival times for public transit routes, directions, and traffic alerts, download the Transit App. The application is available in both the App Store and Google Play Store.

VTA Transportation Plans and Projects

VTA's BART Silicon Valley Phase II

VTA’s Visionary Network 

VTA's Valley Transportation Plan (VTP) 2050