Light rail us USELESS if you want to go to the airport. It goes NEAR but not TO the airport... Why would I want to fight with luggage to my car, in my car, out of my car, to the train, out of the train, then onto a bus, then out of the bus, then to wherever my airport destination is..... then all over again when I come back tired from my trip? when I can fight the luggage into the car, out of the car, into the... more »
Bus and Rail Service
Add more rapid transit buses like 522.
Having to pay for fare every time I get on each bus is too much money for me to spend. If I have to transfer to another bus, I think it would be better to be given a transfer ticket.
Light Rail service should extend to Morgan Hill and Gilroy. I think anyone who has to commute north from these two areas during peak hours would agree. Caltrain just doesn't cut it, and those of us who reverse commute would appreciate an option that's faster than the 68 bus.
Wouldn't it be great if VTA actually read these ideas? There have been 72 ideas posted, of which 0 are under review, 0 are in progress and 0 are complete.
I haven't even seen a single comment posted by VTA. Unfortunately, it would appear we are all just wasting our time here; VTA is not really interested in feedback.
More express buses with limited stops to speed up travel time to work.
How do you get 22-year-old college students to continue to take buses after college? How do you get 28-year-old professionals who want to help the environment, but who have never taken a bus, to consider stepping on a bus? The outside of our buses are the best opportunity to advertise them to potential riders ... or drive people away. How the buses are painted matters a lot. Right now buses are painted white with... more »
A lot of people work in Mountain View and Sunnyvale, so why are the express buses only going to Palo Alto and Fremont? There is only ONE EXPRESS bus from San Jose to Sunnyvale. And it only makes ONE trip a day each direction. All other buses that make that trip are LIMITED buses (and the "Rapid" 522), which take a LONG time. It seems like fast, frequent service from San Jose to MV or Sunnyvale would get more people... more »
The Winchester-downtown section of light rail is fast, efficient and popular, and it serves important destinations like HP Pavilion. Why not improve train frequency on this branch (you can turn those trains around once they reach downtown, no need to send them all the way to Mountain View)?
My son and I used to frequently take Light Rail to places we wanted to visit, however the cost became so outrageously expensive that it is much cheaper to drive and park than to ride. The more the fares increase, the less people prefer to ride. We would prefer to go "green", but not at thosse prices.
Lower the fare rates and get more people to use VTA to travel.
I'd like to be able to e-pay for my fare by mobile phone app (iPhone, BB, or smartphone) and get a confirmation that can be used to verify actual purchase.
Create a shuttle or express bus with direct line to all city college. I am from Santa Teresa station and for me, it took me 2 hours to reach De anza college. it would be nice to enable students reach there faster in time for their class and get home faster because some has job or family to take care of. I am father of 4 kids and trip both ways are 4 hours each day and it's not easy for me . IF you provide one that will... more »
A) What if VTA had Express service from Gilroy to Eastridge (NEW Line 150), operating daily on Monterey Rd, Hwy 101, and Captiol Expwy? B) What if VTA had Express service running from Eastridge to Fremont BART (NEW Line 145), running on Capitol Expwy, Capitol Ave (Alum Rock Transit Center/LRT Station), Hwy 680, Mission Blvd...to BART Station? C) What if VTA had NEW Light Rail Lines?????? 904 - Mountain View to Alum... more »
accept the following Monterey-Salinas Transit (MST) passes: Super Day Pass, Disc. Super Day Pass, All-Zone Monthly Pass & Disc. All-Zone Monthly Pass.
I am loving the Commuter Express service, especially the free wi-fi and am now taking Light Rail 3 times per week. The morning times are perfect but, in the evening, they're kind of early. I am rarely done with work by 5pm so I usually miss the last Commuter Express train. Perhaps you could consider adding a 4th Commuter Express service leaving between 5:30-5:45pm from Baypointe?