Ohlone/Chynoweth (VTA)

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Ohlone/Chynoweth
Santa Clara VTA
VTA light rail station
Ohlone-Chynoweth VTA 1853 02.JPG
Ohlone/Chynoweth Station, 2012
Location Santa Teresa Boulevard at Highway 87
San Jose, California
Coordinates 37°15′28″N 121°51′36″W / 37.257702°N 121.859976°W / 37.257702; -121.859976Coordinates: 37°15′28″N 121°51′36″W / 37.257702°N 121.859976°W / 37.257702; -121.859976
Owned by VTA
Line(s)
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Connections Bus Routes 13, 102
Construction
Parking 549 spaces
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened 1987
Services
Preceding station   Santa Clara VTA logo.svg VTA Light Rail   Following station
toward Alum Rock
Alum Rock–Santa Teresa
toward Santa Teresa
Terminus Ohlone/Chynoweth–Almaden
toward Almaden
Location
Ohlone/Chynoweth (VTA) is located in San Jose, California
Ohlone/Chynoweth (VTA)

Ohlone/Chynoweth is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). This station is served by VTA's Alum Rock–Santa Teresa line and serves as the terminus of the little-used, stub Ohlone/Chynoweth–Almaden line, popularly known as the Almaden Shuttle. It was part of the original Guadalupé Line, the first segment of light rail from Santa Teresa to Tasman. Although the Almaden Shuttle also has a stop near it, Ohlone/Chynoweth is very close to the Westfield Oakridge shopping mall.

Location[edit]

Ohlone/Chynoweth station is located near the intersection of State Route 87 and State Route 85 in southern San Jose, California. Nearby Gunderson High School is served by this station.

Station layout[edit]

Platform Side platform, doors will open on the right
Eastbound toward Alum Rock (Branham)
Westbound/Southbound toward Santa Teresa (Blossom Hill)
toward Almaden (Oakridge)
Side platform, doors will open on the right

Station amenities[edit]

Connecting transit[edit]

VTA Bus Route 67, which previously served this station, was discontinued on January 14, 2008, as a result of updates to VTA bus service.

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