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San Jose - Transportation & Infrastructure

Santa Clara County may be getting a 'bicycle superhighway'Jul 13, 2021
San Jose

Santa Clara County may be getting a 'bicycle superhighway'

Getting from one corner of Santa Clara County to the other will be a lot easier if plans for a new "bicycle superhighway" come to a reality. Read More

The South Bay’s largest reservoir will be unusable for the next 10 yearsJul 08, 2021
San Jose

The South Bay’s largest reservoir will be unusable for the next 10 years

Anderson Dam and Reservoir are about to undergo a massive reconstruction project that will take a decade to complete. That means the Valley Water District will have to drain Santa Clara County’s largest reservoir and look to new sources for water storage just as the state sinks back into serious drought conditions.  Read More

State giving VTA $20 million after deadly San Jose rail yard shootingJun 30, 2021
San Jose

State giving VTA $20 million after deadly San Jose rail yard shooting

Santa Clara County's Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is expected to receive $20 million dollars in state funds in response to the late-May mass shooting that left nine VTA workers dead. Read More

FAA demands cleanup of airport-adjacent homeless camp, San Jose asks for extensionJun 29, 2021
San Jose

FAA demands cleanup of airport-adjacent homeless camp, San Jose asks for extension

The City of San Jose is facing a looming deadline from the feds to come up with a plan to clean up a massive homeless camp near Mineta San Jose International Airport, which sits under one of the landing paths. Read More

Santa Clara County will see a nearly 10% water-rate hike as residents asked to voluntarily curb useMay 13, 2021
San Jose

Santa Clara County will see a nearly 10% water-rate hike as residents asked to voluntarily curb use

On Tuesday, the Santa Clara Valley Water District (or Valley Water) announced a nearly 10% water-rate hike for San Jose Municipal Water users. Set to take effect on July 1, Valley Water said the price increase is in response to California's deepening drought, as well as an effort to fund water infrastructure projects. Read More

Santa Clara VTA targeted in cyberattackApr 23, 2021
San Jose

Santa Clara VTA targeted in cyberattack

Riders of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority transit system are having to make do without real-time arrival information this week, as the agency has dealt with technology disruptions reportedly due to a cyberattack. Read More

Santa Clara VTA fined for COVID safety violations after bus driver’s deathMar 23, 2021
San Jose

Santa Clara VTA fined for COVID safety violations after bus driver’s death

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is facing $16,200 in fines for COVID-19 safety violations, five months after a bus driver died of the illness. Read More

Price of new Santa Clara County reservoir skyrockets, new alternatives proposedJan 08, 2021
San Jose

Price of new Santa Clara County reservoir skyrockets, new alternatives proposed

Plans have been in the works for the last three years to build what would become one of the Bay Area’s biggest dams. But now, after a huge price increase, the much-anticipated project could be taking some big steps backward. Read More