Downtown San Jose station

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Downtown San Jose
Bay Area Rapid Transit
Location Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA
Owned by Bay Area Rapid Transit
Disabled access Yes
Opening 2025
Preceding station   Bart-logo.svg Bay Area Rapid Transit   Following station
  Future service  
Warm Springs/South Fremont–​Daly City
toward Daly City
Richmond–​Warm Springs/South Fremont
toward Richmond
Route map
Map of extension showing position of Downtown San Jose BART

Downtown San Jose BART station is a proposed underground Bay Area Rapid Transit station in San Jose, California. The station would be co-located with the Santa Clara Light Rail Station and connect to the proposed Santa Clara, Richmond and San Francisco/Daly City stations.[1] It would be preceded by the proposed Alum Rock BART station. Revenue service is envisioned to start in 2025.

Background and plans[edit]

An extension of BART into Santa Clara county is under construction. The original plan for the San Jose extension included the Downtown San Jose station, but funding could not be secured[2] and the San Jose extension was split into two phases. Phase one, planned for completion in 2018, is the Berryessa Extension[3] into eastern San Jose. The proposed Downtown San Jose station is part of a later, unfunded phase two of the San Jose subway extension[4] and would be located between the proposed Alum Rock and proposed Diridon/Arena BART stations. Construction is slated to begin in 2018, with a scheduled completion in 2025.[5]


  1. ^ BART Silicon Valley Fact Sheet Archived July 11, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.. VTA, 2011.
  2. ^ "Board Memorandum, Meeting of Jan. 8, 2009, item 20" (PDF). VTA. Retrieved May 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ "VTA – BART Silicon Valley". VTA. Retrieved May 28, 2011. 
  4. ^ ABC KGO-TV San Francisco (May 8, 2009). "South Bay BART initiatives move forward". Retrieved September 17, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Santa Clara VTA slates environmental impact hearings for BART extension". Progressive Railroading. 24 January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2017.