Monday, September 5, 2016

VTA: Top Federal Transportation Official Tours VTA BART Project

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VTA’s BART Silicon Valley Phase I construction site got a visit from U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx who saw firsthand what the Federal Transit Administration’s $900 million investment is doing for Silicon Valley – creating jobs and, soon, a new travel option for frustrated commuters.

Top Transportation Official Visits VTA's BART Silicon Valley Project

On August 24, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx toured with Congressman Mike Honda and other influential leaders. Tour stops included the Berryessa BART Station, Phase II alignment, a meeting with business and labor leaders at Santa Clara University, and press conference in Santa Clara.
  1. Nearly completed Berryessa BART Station
    Nearly completed Berryessa BART Station
  2. Secretary Foxx and VTA CEO Nuria Fernandez
    Secretary Foxx and VTA CEO Nuria Fernandez

  3. Leaders arrived @SantaClaraUniv for a meeting to discuss the future of transportation in #SiliconValley
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  5. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, Secretary Foxx and Congressman Mike Honda
    Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, Secretary Foxx and Congressman Mike Honda
  6. Meeting with business and labor leaders
    Meeting with business and labor leaders

  7. The event ended with visiting the @SantaClaraCity @Caltrain Station and future terminus of #BARTSV Phase II
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(Source: http://www.vta.org/News-and-Media/Connect-with-VTA/Top-Federal-Transportation-Official-Tours-VTA-BART-Project#.V85RuCgrKhc)

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