The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority in California provides public transportation for more than 140,000 passengers a day. The VTA has approximately 1,700 employees supporting three bus divisions and a light rail division. The transportation system consists of about 600 low-floor buses that service 326 square miles of urbanized area daily and a light rail system which operates more than 100 low-floor light rail vehicles across 42.2 miles of rail.
Bus transportation is a prevalent way to travel in the area so it is no surprise that in 2010 there were more than 30,000,000 boarding’s on the VTA bus line. There are 28 bus transit centers, and more than 3,800 stops in the Silicon Valley.