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LIGHT RAIL ROUTES
Operator:Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
|B||Blue Line||Baypointe - Tasman – San Jose Int. Airport - Convention Center – Tamien – Ohlone – Santa Teresa|
|G||Green Line||Old Ironsides - Tasman – San Jose Int. Airport - Convention Center – Diridon Station – Winchester|
|O||Orange Line||Mountain View – Old Ironsides - Tasman – Baypointe - Alum Rock|
Note: The one-letter abbreviations (B, G and O) are for convenience only, they are not used by the operator.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Light rail lines: 64.5 km.
- Streetcars: 1890 - 1938
- Light rail: 10 Dec. 1987 - today.
- Light rail: 1435 mm.
- Gillham, J.C. & Ballinger, M.V. "Light Rail years ahead", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, May 1988 (51:605), p.166-177.
- Simons, V. "The low-down on San Jose", Tramways & Urban Transit, Sept. 2016 (79:945), p.340-343.
- Wolinsky, J. "San Jose report", Modern Tramway & Light Rail Transit, Mar. 1987 (50:591), p.84-86.
- Making transit work in San Jose (In: The Transport Politic (by Yonah Freemark )
- San Jose: Light Rail transit overview
- Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)
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