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VPT In the News

March 18, 2024

Transformative Transportation Bill Introduced

Senators Wiener & Wahab introduced SB 1031 to provide sustainable operating funding through a 2026 ballot measure.

February 17, 2021

Silicon Valley Bus Drivers Restored Community Rides for Free—By Taking Matters into Their Own Hands

Activism by bus drivers and VPT spurred VTA to restore rear-door boarding and suspend fare collection.

January 21, 2021

Bay Area Transit Unions Join Forces to Win Safety Protections and Beat Back Layoffs

Before the pandemic, transit unions in the Bay Area often struggled in isolation. But during the pandemic, they got together with VPT and forced reluctant politicians to make public health a priority.

October 14, 2020

Transpandemic: Can BART, AC Transit survive economic toll of coronavirus?

Bay Area public transportation hangs in the balance as ridership, funding plunge due to outbreak.

October 2, 2020

Listening to Voices for Public Transportation: Work Now to Build a Better Ballot Initiative for 2022

VPT is pushing for a progressive revenue source, which would boost operations and reduce fares.

September 9, 2020

Operations Funding for a World-Class Transit System

Read a new report from Seamless Bay Area and Voices for Public Transportation.

December 13, 2019

How can we fund our transportation investments equitably?

New study from SVCF and Strategic Economics tackles region’s transportation crisis

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