VTA provides service throughout Santa Clara County and partners with other systems for bus and rail service between Santa Clara County and the counties of Alameda, Santa Cruz, San Mateo and San Francisco. VTA's 520+ vehicle bus fleet serves a 326 square mile urbanized area. The 28.6-mile light rail system is operated with a fleet of 50 cars.

(408) 321-2300 TDD only: (408) 321-2330
(408) 321-7535
3331 North First Street, San Jose, CA, 95134

Transit Centers

There are 19 Transit Centers that serve VTA.

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Transit Accessibility Services

All VTA buses are lift or ramp equipped to ease boarding for all passengers. Low floor light rail vehicles are also highly accessible, and ramps are provided at light rail stations as needed. All transit vehicles have designated spaces for wheelchairs and preferred seating for the elderly or persons with disabilities. "Next Stop" and other announcements are now fully automated on all bus and light rail services, providing both audio and visual information and cues. And as always, VTA staff is available to assist you to ensure your trip is successful.

Visit VTA's VTA Access Paratransit Website
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RTC Regional Discount Card

RTC Processing Location

Website: www.vta.org

  • Downtown Customer Service Center: 2 North Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113 

    Applications accepted Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

  • VTA Offices: 3331 N. 1st St., Bldg. B Lobby, San Jose, CA 95134

    Phone: (408) 321-2300; TTY (408) 321-2330

    Applications accepted Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Note: Before visiting a transit agency office, call to verify hours of operation and payment options.

TTY Users: You can contact any telephone number through the California Relay Service at 711.

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AllNighter Service Routes

  • 22 - Eastridge-Palo Alto/Menlo Park* (Service is Currently Suspended)

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Bicycle Access

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511 Phone Service

From the Main Menu, use a shortcut to go directly to Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) by saying: "Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)"

From inside the Transit Agency menu, you can say any of the following agencies. If you want to use the touch-tone options, press the number "16" for Valley Transportation Authority (VTA).

From inside the Paratransit Agency menu, you can say any of the following agencies. If you want to use the touch-tone options, press the number "11" for VTA Access Paratransit.

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Clipper is currently accepted on Muni, BART, AC Transit, VTA, SamTrans, Caltrain and Golden Gate Transit and Ferry, and will eventually be accepted on all forms of Bay Area public transit. For information on using Clipper, please visit https://www.clippercard.com/ClipperWeb/vta/index.do

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