Santa Clara (VTA)

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For the town within the VTA's district, see Santa Clara, California. For the mainline rail station, see Santa Clara (Caltrain/ACE station).
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Santa Clara
VTA light rail station
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Santa Clara Station, 2012
Station statistics
Address Fountain Way
San Jose, California 95113
Coordinates 37°20′09″N 121°53′24″W / 37.3358°N 121.89°W / 37.3358; -121.89Coordinates: 37°20′09″N 121°53′24″W / 37.3358°N 121.89°W / 37.3358; -121.89
Line(s)
Connections Bus Routes 11, 22, 23, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 72, 73, 81, 82, 168, 180, 181, 304, 522
Structure type Shelters
Platforms 2
Bicycle facilities None
Other information
Opened 1987
Rebuilt 2006
Owned by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Services
Preceding station   Santa Clara VTA logo.svg VTA Light Rail   Following station
toward Alum Rock
Alum Rock–Santa Teresa
toward Santa Teresa
Mountain View–Winchester
toward Winchester
Location
Santa Clara (VTA) is located in San Jose, California
Santa Clara (VTA)

Santa Clara is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). Santa Clara station is served by both the Alum Rock–Santa Teresa and Mountain View–Winchester light rail lines.

Santa Clara station is a major transit transfer point in the VTA system. 16 VTA bus routes, along with Highway 17 Express bus from Santa Cruz, connect with light rail at this station.

Location[edit]

Santa Clara station is located in the Historic District of Downtown San Jose, California on 1st and 2nd Streets just south of Santa Clara Street. The northbound platform is on 1st Street; the southbound platform is on 2nd Street. The platforms are connected via a walkway named Fountain Alley.

Station layout[edit]

1st St (northbound) Alum Rock–Santa Teresa toward Alum Rock (Saint James)
Mountain View–Winchester toward Mountain View (Saint James)
2nd St (southbound) Alum Rock–Santa Teresa toward Santa Teresa (Paseo de San Antonio)
Mountain View–Winchester toward Winchester (Paseo de San Antonio)
Northbound Santa Clara Light Rail Station on First and Santa Clara streets.

Refurbishment project[edit]

VTA closed this station for refurbishment from January to May 2007 to allow level boarding at all doors, thus making the station fully wheelchair accessible.

Nearby points of interest[edit]

Future BART station[edit]

Santa Clara station is planned as a future transfer point between BART (in the second, unfunded phase of an extension from Fremont) and VTA light rail. The BART downtown San Jose subway station is proposed to be built under Santa Clara Street.

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