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SV Trans. Users @svtransitusers Mountain View, CA

Silicon Valley Transit Users - an independent transit advocacy/watchdog group. NOT affiliated with any Bay Area local or regional transit agency.

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Joined Twitter 4/5/10


The California High-Speed Rail project is mentioned in this op-ed piece... https://t.co/BJAkeWgZYk"Joint Statement of Commitment" posted by @SFBART and @VTA board chairs following Berryessa extension delay caused… https://t.co/EtmjOlfvMS
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @JimGriffith_SV @troutgirl Looks like Sunnyvale will have two frequent service lines, two frequent service lines wi… https://t.co/ohM2nVbGX2
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersPedestrian killed by Subaru in San Jose identified as elderly Florida man https://t.co/77tii5KazA
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12/15
2019
FOUND SAFE: Mr. Cen has been found safe and has been reunited with his family. Thanks everyone for sharing the info… https://t.co/sNEA2AR58l
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersMISSING: 94-year-old Pinfang Cen was last seen near his home on the 1000 block of Grant Rd sometime before 1:30 pm.… https://t.co/WgLeXI4ZdW
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12/14
2019
Also, give a friendly hello to our fellow transit activists in metro Detroit ( @MotorCityFR ) - fighting for better… https://t.co/383KkIL4QqPlease say a friendly hello to our fellow transit activists in Pittsburgh ( @Pgh4PubTransit ) - fighting for better… https://t.co/Bv3LW4xeg9
12/13
2019
@vtaservice Can’t wait to see the backlash from this decision. But truly, the Valley Fair transit center needs to b… https://t.co/4qcyTmHL3q
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersEasing clogged downtown streets will only come when more people take the bus. Not when there are less busses on our… https://t.co/HJjiVarWjc
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12/12
2019
The @VTA is the most garbage trainsit system ever. Last week I waited in the rain for bus 45 for 20 minutes before… https://t.co/gqr8G8WGUP
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @vtaservice I just want to point out that driver 14982 is very polite and kind. Being nice to people goes a long wa… https://t.co/8EQXkWghT2
Retweeted by SV Trans. Userse MVgo GLM program will reimburse commuters for the cost of their trip (up to $15) for alternative transportation w… https://t.co/dFrSd2bZRz
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersThe new route 27 is really not good. It’s going to take over 47 minutes to get from Samaritan & Union to the Winche… https://t.co/AY0fxpbVD4
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @svtransitusers @VTA I will switch to lightrail from the 82 to get to work and my girlfriend will switch from DASH… https://t.co/pVTxl8WQhJ
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersThread detailing the transfer mess between the @VTA 23 & 60 bus lines @ Valley Fair in San Jose/Santa Clara startin… https://t.co/EcKf2N8otf
12/11
2019
In case you didn't know, a lot of @VTA bus and light rail service is changing on December 28. What are your thought… https://t.co/u6zIeM18zZ @VTA @sliccardo the service cuts are hurting San Jose future. https://t.co/46aMFZTyuC
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @monicamallon @ATU265PBA @svtransitusers @VTA I spotted an example Sunday when I bicycled by the Almaden light rail… https://t.co/ZAVvnCPuvK
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @monicamallon Or attempt to cross River Oaks opposite VTA HQ some evening. Nice mixed use apartments on light rail… https://t.co/7qHajxmMdW
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersMore discussion on @VTA bus service on county expressways like Lawrence, San Tomas et al. that will go away Dec. 28… https://t.co/5nOmARyaWVSan Jose hit an unfortunate milestone over the weekend as the number of pedestrian fatalities reached an all-time y… https://t.co/70aVqEu8fN
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12/10
2019
Got praise or problems with @VTA bus/light rail service, their operators, or other parts of their transit service?… https://t.co/UkfgRrC7Y5Diridon Station design has better transfers, pedestrian connections https://t.co/WZT8HMqeO8 https://t.co/TFNVIZNLJO
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersOne effect of the @VTA bus / light rail service shakeup on December 28: no more limited stop bus service on county… https://t.co/LFcQRDdbO6 @blufiro @svtransitusers @VTA My sister works at @VTA and uses public transit to commute from Lafayette.
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @VTA Can do much better if the staff stop driving to work and actually take the public transportation available to… https://t.co/etUBoaFWoT
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12/9
2019
Flooding risk like this it the reason to put the Caltrain DTX station between 3rd & 4th St at 20' elevation instead… https://t.co/UuAj06xTnJ
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersWhat some writers neglect to mention when writing articles on how "money-losing" transit agencies are... https://t.co/z18WG8slLUListening to VTA board agenda item on innovation. The first thing the speaker mentions is land use. Then, dedicated… https://t.co/F2bgT1NyTx
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12/8
2019
My family went to @xmasintheparksj last night via @VTA and had to stop at Candy Kitchen. If you aren’t getting your… https://t.co/NMXGYLlGnS
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @rachelswan (1/2) I think it was wrong of you to qualify @smarttrain as “money-losing” in your 5 December… https://t.co/M0tQNZDmeH
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @VTA Hey VTA just curious what will happen to the Great Mall Transit Center once you make Milpitas BART Transit Ce… https://t.co/UtPk9D0xgA
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @SFBART and @VTA this inability to execute projects that would be simple and easy in any other Country is a big rea… https://t.co/9Lyt9ZowzZ
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersThank you driver #5217 (NB31/WB26) for courteous and safely navigating Tully/101 signal malfunction so @VTAhttps://t.co/jpNuhITyHF
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12/7
2019
There's a lot of information to take in from last night's @VTA Board Of Directors' meeting. More on that this weekend.Man dies after being hit by Amtrak train in Port Costa area https://t.co/mAGLE11cgu
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersThey're looking for a new name for the Transbay transit center in SF but don't bother suggesting Tunnel McTunnel Fa… https://t.co/sOpHxSyipG
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersOn Tuesday, December 10th, VTA will present the TOCs Playbooks to the San José City Council! Please join us and sha… https://t.co/BRZ3HI1f6w
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12/6
2019
Now that the SSL on the site is repaired, view some last-minute details on tonight's major @VTA Board Of Directors'… https://t.co/frgI4Lk8HaPSA: If you lose any possessions on BART, like this phone, the first step is to fill out our Lost and Found form he… https://t.co/YP3s4SQqxY
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersThose of you who visit our web site for Silicon Valley public transit news & info will experience SSL "Expired Cert… https://t.co/dRGxHmewLSAt Caltrain board meeting, getting the report on the status of electrification construction.
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersThank you @RepRoKhanna for writing a letter of fair consideration asking the VTA board to consider our requests rel… https://t.co/e7gAdNBsvj
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersTURNOUT FOR BETTER TRANSIT + HELP END THE VTA DEATH SPIRAL Full agenda: https://t.co/dNg933E8kT FB event:… https://t.co/zob4auCRrj
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersCity of Scotts Valley Active Transportation Plan survey results. Surveys were done at community events. https://t.co/2v2QbavzWB
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @SanJosePD @vta @nbcbayarea who should I blame for this? Parked at Capitol station. This is what we get for taking… https://t.co/HMkRZMWaMz
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersICYMI @VTA is the first transit provider to CLOSE a newish light rail line - one that probably should never have b… https://t.co/BpkAuOL29e
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersADVOCACY FOR TRANSIT Show up tomorrow night to call on @VTA to use public $$$ for transit not highways. If I didn… https://t.co/V0oujyAOhf
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12/5
2019
Thread re: @VTA reducing frequency of the 37 bus between Capital LRT station, Campbell, and @WestValleyCC from 30 m… https://t.co/ZryU7z70xIWe're discussing the Diridon Station Integrated Concept Plan: bringing CalTrain, BART, high speed rail, VTA buses,… https://t.co/UItU84fuon
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersI found this article about "pop-up" bus lanes while I was doing research for a project. I'm going to suggest this f… https://t.co/k8YDLb8o0a
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersAn op-ed piece on road expansion near a middle school in North San Jose on the 66 bus line. Note that Diep is 1 of… https://t.co/2wB69j75cSThread discussing bus lines and light rail @VTA will "discontinue" come December 28... https://t.co/pgfQGKiM1R
12/4
2019
@Khurshidpsg 2022 with the new electric trains. https://t.co/MgDUras6Nn
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersNext time you experience a missed connection b/w @SFBART, @Caltrain, @sfmta_muni, etc, channel your frustration int… https://t.co/FJ2d6sUeFB
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12/3
2019
We will have more info on how @VTA is handling its driver shortage later this week. (Their driver shortage is one… https://t.co/vtZMZu7SBVSamTrans ridership is up, according to the report for this week's board meeting. It's up a bit across the board, t… https://t.co/IKDkB3bsgK
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersTIL from this: Caltrain recently cancelled the 48" doors on its incoming EMU fleet, and will be standardizing at Eu… https://t.co/CKvjYNo2nS
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12/2
2019
@SimonOh @monicamallon Please echo your comments here to the comments section of our web site. This ensures that th… https://t.co/LEbi0uDSAjSpeaking of which, a story on this Thursday's last @VTA Board Of Directors' meeting for 2019 will be posted before Monday morning.There's a new comment in our story on the need for a directly-elected @VTA Board Of Directors. Feel free to answer… https://t.co/KfUy6AIhBqThanksgiving weekend transit agency humor. https://t.co/cQ3hlNP46F
12/1
2019
Woman killed in Fremont hit-and-run identified https://t.co/VoddhNhzXY
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersAbout three Mountain View LRs have passed Fair Oaks and not one southbound 26 bus has come to complete my trip home… https://t.co/xNngjNMr7H
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11/30
2019
Latest episode of The Weeds features Rep @ScottPetersSD talking about his Build More Housing Near Transit Act! Dis… https://t.co/hPyPRxNe0S
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersOur group wishes everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving.I looked at the new @VTA transit map, and the bus closest to my house is a mile away. I'm pissed. @vtaservice
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11/29
2019
@RepSpeier Happy Thanksgiving, Congresswoman. My children always cheer when they see the Jackie Speier Caltrain engine come through.
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersFor the record today I have already helped one homeless individual take a bus to get to services...Thank you @VTA a… https://t.co/7GK9xWD7cG
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users#TBT The 3rd/4th and King area in SF has been a major transport hub since 1904! This pic shows the crossroads where… https://t.co/UjwxmvRc7Q
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11/28
2019
The City is hosting a survey to determine how people travel to & from Cupertino Civic Center (City Hall, Community… https://t.co/7azs3FMS84
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersMotorists, cyclists, and pedestrians: SLOW DOWN and PAY ATTENTION. This especially means YOU, #SiliconValley resid… https://t.co/n5juz5iJkb
11/27
2019
@SwimPatricia We've seen worse things VTA has tried to "gaslight" on us and the public. It's why we all gotta keep fighting for better.Tired of reading/tweeting how @VTA is mismanaged? Ask for a directly-elected Board of Directors by December 6. Here… https://t.co/OlhUWzFW2XFrom @VTA on how they will conduct outreach describing the upcoming bus/light rail service changes on December 28... https://t.co/BgvjQdG5kKAnd if you’re traveling through our SFO station tomorrow, look for our General Manager Bob Powers from 9:30am-11:00… https://t.co/PG1OL0SYre
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersMore than just running buses & light rail - how @VTA helped put together $10 million of your $$$ to build "Xander's… https://t.co/vNBr4HEkXlBay Area. That means YOU. Want an integrated, unified, transport planning and transit network with common standards… https://t.co/pqHqlGknwuHave ideas on how to improve walking/biking in Sunnyvale? Want to make it safer for youth to walk/bike to school?… https://t.co/MTc3VR7QS2
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11/26
2019
Agreed. First things, first. Make sure YOU are part of the process of making that elected @VTA Board Of Directors h… https://t.co/4MgIRFUiIo
11/25
2019
A @bizjournals story from San Jose on whether or not VTA cares on how its Board of Directors is restructured: https://t.co/wOxbDJJnXv @VTA Lovin’ the Rainbow 🌈 Avocado 🥑 Unicorn 🦄 Light rail 🚈 in 94041 😎
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersWe spent months riding BART recording the good, the weird, and the dangerous. Tonight #WeInvestigate how a once wor… https://t.co/kx8J3fEv90
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11/24
2019
@VTA @vtaservice about 25 to thirty people sitting here waiting for #181 ten people left in @Uber and @lyft becaus… https://t.co/N71lwykGFw
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersFrom now through December 6, VTA is seeking the public’s input on ways to improve the organization’s governance str… https://t.co/FzxA0jE3fd
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11/23
2019
We've a countdown clock set up on our site for the @VTA service changes on Dec. 28. We're also looking for stories… https://t.co/UKsZpuKck6The 323 off peak is 🚌💨 https://t.co/zguKTk3Bjd
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersCaltrain board makes progress on governance; pursuit of funding unblocked for now https://t.co/u26n9cur65 https://t.co/pbAZKw6urs
Retweeted by SV Trans. Usersi’m really gojng to be late opening huh like i’m covering someone’s shift and i’m gojng to be late this is all @VTAhttps://t.co/TEyUr0GeEa
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @nextdoorsv I decided to take public transportation once from Palo Alto to that airport. It took me 2 hours, includ… https://t.co/qWm0hBzams
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersOver the next month, we'll be collecting rider stories like this one on how @VTA service changes will affect their… https://t.co/uNFIVZu67vCaltrain officials have agreed to explore potential new governance structures for the railroad and one option is to… https://t.co/FN7f7N1n9I
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersYou won’t believe what the @nbcbayarea investigative unit found in a months-long dig into @SFBART... or maybe you w… https://t.co/B1qoFj4RCR
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersHey all - there are a couple weeks left to provide input to @VTA about their governance structure https://t.co/6f4Ct1jj96
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @vtaservice Not excited that route 330 is being cancelled. It is an excellent & quick line for South San Jose resid… https://t.co/ePelHVN9cp
Retweeted by SV Trans. Users @woodyaz 304 averages 9.5 boardings/hour, below VTA’s standard 15 boardings/hour. The subsidy on Route 304 is about… https://t.co/lKFtyLI58g
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11/22
2019
Live and in color from Half Moon Bay - it's the @Caltrain Joint Powers Board (JPB) "Organizational Assessment Retre… https://t.co/e5IBUQibpE @SwimPatricia @VTA There’s a blog post on the home page now and some service alerts and emails are in the works. We… https://t.co/g73fIfewFV
Retweeted by SV Trans. UsersInterested in the future of San José Diridon Station? Join us & partners at @CaHSRA, @Caltrain, and @VTA at an onli… https://t.co/UJFOghpsoi
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11/21
2019

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