Phase II VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Project is a six-mile, four-station extension that will bring BART train service from Berryessa/North San José through downtown San José to the City of Santa Clara. 2/4/2016 1 VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Downtown-Diridon Community Working Group October 13, 2015 1 2 Agenda • Follow-up Items and Work Plan • BART System Operating and Maintenance • VTA’s BART The Phase II Project is Construction is under budget and ahead of schedule on the first phase into Santa Clara County, which extends BART 10 miles to Milpitas and into the Berryessa area of North San Jose… The first phase was the Warm Spri BART’s next extension — and the one after that — aren’t being built by the transit agency, and they’re not even in the three-county Bay Area Rapid Transit District. First phase of BART Silicon Valley Extension begins pre-revenue service The milestone is one of the last needed before revenue service, scheduled before the end of 2019, can begin. With the addition of Google to the Downtown San Jose area looming, a reimagining of the Diridon station underway, and the extension of BART all the way from Berryessa to Santa Clara, there are a myriad of moving parts and pieces that could transform Downtown San Jose and finally tie together the Bay Area as one cohesive, transit-accessible whole. VTA received a $900 million grant for federal funding for the $2.3-billion Silicon Valley Extension in 2012. BART’s San Jose extension is woefully delayed, and the hardest part is still to come Bold plans for downtown San Jose stations are raising red flags for critics Share this: We support the BART Phase 2 extension and celebrate its high-level goals: connecting Downtown San Jose, finally closing the regional rail ring around the Bay with a connection at Diridon station, and supporting infill development. Under an agreement with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, better known as VTA, BART’s extension buildouts eventually will take the silver trains beneath downtown San Jose and into Santa Clara. VTA and VTA’s contractor are responsible for the first and second stages. Adopted the Recommended Project Description and approved the Phase II Project that consists of the BART Extension with Transit-Oriented Joint Development (TOJD) Alternative. (9 … The 10-mile, $2.3 billion Berryessa project extends BART service from the Warm Springs District in Fremont through Milpitas to the Berryessa area of North San Jose. 1 of 2 A detail of the four stations planned for Phase II of BART's expansion into the San Jose and Santa Clara. design; 2) construction, and 3) operations. to extend BART to Santa Clara County. BART Silicon Valley extension Phase 2 - posted in Rail Transit: The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released a Record of Decision (ROD) for the next six miles of Calif.’s Santa Clara VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Extension into downtown San Jose and Santa Clara (Phase II). [6] BART officials have fought to bring the transit system into San Jose for decades, culminating in the passage of 2000's Measure A and, subsequently, a pair … This mega transit project has already catalyzed economic development in the heart of Silicon Valley and will bring frequent and reliable rail service to over 1.9 million residents of Santa Clara County . [13] “VTA broke ground on the $2.3 billion, 10-mile, two-station extension in April 2012.” Eight years to build a 10 mile extension! BART’s service to Santa Clara County and San Jose will soon begin — 16 years after county voters began paying a $1.07 billion sales tax as the first funding. Phase I of BSV, currently undergoing system testing, is an approximately 10.2-mile extension from the BART Warm Springs Station in the City of Fremont to the Berryessa/North San Jose BART San Jose Extension to Receive $125M in Fast-Track Funding By Stephen Ellison • Published August 28, 2019 • Updated on August 28, 2019 at 8:51 pm It is a major setback for BART's long-awaited extension to San Jose: KPIX has learned that a contractor has been building the brand new train system with used parts. Receiving the ROD is a required next step for projects seeking federal funding, making this a critical milestone. San Jose subway extension (Phase 2) BART will eventually terminate at Santa Clara Depot The original plan for the Silicon Valley extension was to continue into downtown San Jose and Santa Clara via subway. The $2.3-billion second phase, known as phase I of Silicon Valley BART Extension or the Berryessa extension, includes two new stations, the Milpitas and Berryessa/North San Jose stations. Subsequent to this decision, design activities for Phase II were put on hold, while Phase I for the 10-mile at-grade extension from the BART Warm Springs Station in Alameda County to Berryessa Station in San Jose, continued The extension, known as Phase I of the Silicon Valley BART extension, broke ground in 2012 with completion initially expected in 2016 but delayed several times. I am emailing you today to … Please see the message below from Councilmember Raul Peralez regarding Bart Phase 2: Dear community members, I hope this email finds you and your families healthy and safe during these challenging times. Mischa Wanek-Libman VTA's BART Silicon Valley Phase II Project will extend BART service from north San Jose into Downtown San Jose and terminate in Santa Clara adjacent to the Santa Clara Caltrain Station. Both stations are expected to open in 2020, [4] [5] and an outside observer expects them not to open before April. Planned since at least 1981, the project has seven stations in three sequential phases. Shame on them and shame on us for entrusting these same incompetent people with phase 2! Since taking office in 2015, one of my priorities has been to bring BART through Downtown San José and doing so with minimal impact to our community. Devin Fehely reports. Since BART will be responsible for the operations of the Silicon Valley extension, only BART can complete the The Silicon Valley BART Extension will expand service by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) into Santa Clara County, from its former terminus at the Fremont station in Alameda County. A Once in a Century Opportunity VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension through Downtown San José and Santa Clara provides an extraordinary opportunity to sustainably organize Santa Clara County's future growth around Adopted the Recommended Project Description , which included the following options: Downtown San Jose Station - West Option, the Diridon Station - North Option, and the Tunneling Methodology - Single-Bore Option. 2/10/2016 1 VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Alum Rock Community Working Group February 10, 2016 1 2 Agenda • Follow-up Items and Work Plan • Economic Analysis Surrounding BART Stations • Nelson Nygaard VTA awards BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension contract 14 January 2019 (Last Updated January 14th, 2019 12:39) Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in the US state of California has awarded a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Project contract to the joint venture (JV) of Mott McDonald and PGH Wong Engineering (MMW). VTA’S BART SILICON VALLEY PHASE II EXTENSION PROJECT Contract Package 2 (CP 2) includes a 5-mile long single bore tunnel, extending from the terminus south of the recently opened Berryessa/North San José Station, through