Proposed 2019 New Transit Service Plan | Local Bus Routes
Local Bus routes, shown in blue on the system map, generally operate at 30 to 60-minute frequencies. Some routes operate at greater frequencies during the peak periods.
Changes are presented in comparison to current service.
|Current||San Jose Civic Center - Eastridge Transit Center|
Route 13, which connects the Ohlone/Chynoweth Station with Almaden Valley is proposed to be discontinued.
|Current||Ohlone/Chynoweth - Almaden Valley|
Route 17, which connects the Gilroy Transit Center with St. Louise Hospital is proposed to be replaced with Route 84 and Route 85, which would comprise a two-way loop serving Gilroy.
Route 19, which serves West Gilroy is proposed to be replaced with Route 84 and Route 85, which will comprise a two-way loop serving Gilroy.
|Current||Gilroy Transit Center - Wren & Mantelli|
|Proposed||Replace with Route 84 and Route 85|
Route 20 would be a new route that operates on weekdays connecting Downtown Sunnyvale with the Milpitas BART Station. Route 20 would operate at 15-minute frequency during commute periods and at 30-minute frequency in midday.
|Proposed||Sunnyvale Caltrain Station - Milpitas BART Station|
Route 21 would merge current Route 35 and current Route 32 into a single Route connecting the Stanford Shopping Center, San Antonio Transit Center, Mountain View Transit Center and Santa Clara Caltrain Station. On Sundays, the service would only operate between the Stanford Shopping Center and Mountain View Transit Center.
|Proposed||Stanford Shopping Center - Santa Clara Caltrain Station|
Route 27, which currently connects Good Samaritan Hospital with Kaiser San Jose, would be extended westward to connect to Downtown Los Gatos and the Winchester Transit Center. Frequency would be improved from 40-45 minutes to 30 minutes in weekday middays and from hourly to 40-45 minutes on Saturdays.
|Current||Good Samaritan Hospital - Kaiser San Jose|
|Proposed||Winchester Transit Center - Kaiser San Jose|
Proposed routing change to provide more direct service to Evergreen Valley College. Proposed discontinuance of Sunday service.
|Current||Eastridge Transit Center - Evergreen Valley College|
|Proposed||Eastridge Transit Center - Evergreen Valley College|
Proposed decrease in weekday frequency from 30 minutes to 60 minutes.
|Current||West Valley College - Capitol Station|
|Proposed||West Valley College - Capitol Station|
Proposed decrease in frequency from 30 minutes to 60 minutes during weekday peak periods.
|Current||Eastridge Transit Center - The Villages|
|Proposed||Eastridge Transit Center - The Villages|
Proposed routing change to extend the northern end to Mountain View Transit Center instead of Shoreline & La Avenida. Proposed increase in Sunday frequency from 60 minutes to 45 minutes.
|Current||Foothill College - Shoreline & La Avenida|
|Proposed||Foothill College - Mountain View Transit Center|
Proposed reroute at southern end to access at Santa Teresa Station via Cottle rather than Monterey, Bernal and San Ignacio. Proposed reduction in weekday frequency from 40-45 minutes to hourly. Proposed discontinuance of Saturday service.
|Current||Evergreen Valley College - Kaiser San Jose|
|Proposed||Evergreen Valley College - Santa Teresa Station|
Route 45 is proposed to be discontinued due to low ridership.
Routes 44 and 47 would operate as a bi-directional loop in Milpitas and would cover destinations currently served by Routes 46 and 47.
|Proposed||Bi-directional loop routes serving Milpitas|
Route 49 is proposed to be discontinued. Some portions of Route 49 would be replaced by Route 27.
Route 51 would be a new route that would operate on weekdays and connect Moffett Field with West Valley College and would consist of portions of current Route 81 and current Route 53. Service would be hourly, but extra buses would be added to the Moffett Field - De Anza College segment during commute periods to achieve 30-minute frequency.
Afternoon school-oriented service to St. Francis High School that is currently part of Route 81 would be discontinued.
|Proposed||Moffett Field - West Valley College|
No changes are proposed.
|Current||Foothill College - Downtown Mountain View|
|Proposed||Foothill College - Downtown Mountain View|
Proposed routing change to cover the eastern portion of current Route 81 along Homestead instead of traveling south to West Valley College as the Route does today. Route 53 would stay on Homestead rather than make a deviation to Stevens Creek via Wolfe and Tantau as Route 81 does today. Weekday service would change from 60-minute frequency to 30-minute frequency.
|Current||Sunnyvale Caltrain Station - West Valley College|
|Proposed||Sunnyvale Caltrain Station - Santa Clara Caltrain Station|
Route 55 and 55X
Proposed routing change to stay on Sunnyvale Avenue rather than serve Fair Oaks. Weekday frequency would be decreased during commute periods from 15 minutes to 30 minutes. Sunday frequency would be improved from 40-45 minutes to 30 minutes.
The school-oriented Route 55X that provides more direct routing to North Sunnyvale and the Lakewood Neighborhood would be discontinued as a unique route. Additional bell-time service would remain on Route 55 to continue serving Fremont High School Students. The proposed routing change to Route 55 should make the service a more direct option for traveling to North Sunnyvale than the current Route 55.
|Current||De Anza College - Great America|
|Proposed||De Anza College - Great America|
Route 59 would be a new line that would cover parts of current Route 60 and current Route 23. It would connect Old Ironsides Station with the Santa Clara Caltrain Station and the Valley Fair Transit Center. Route 59 would only operate between Baypointe Station and the Santa Clara Transit Center on weekends.
|Proposed||Old Ironsides Station - Valley Fair Transit Center|
|Current||Good Samaritan Hospital - Sierra & Piedmont|
Proposed routing change to shorten southern end to Meridian & Blossom Hill. Proposed increase in weekday midday frequency from 40-45 minutes to 30 minutes.
|Current||San Jose State University - Almaden Expressway & Camden|
|Proposed||San Jose State University - Meridian & Blossom Hill|
Route 65 is proposed to be discontinued due to low ridership and because parallel transit routes would provide alternate options for transit riders along the Leigh corridor. Some current riders may use Route 61, which would operate at 15-minute frequency, or Route 63, which would operate at 30-minute frequency.
Proposed routing change on the northern end to serve the Milpitas BART Station instead of the Great Mall Transit Center. Proposed routing change to extend southern end to serve Capitol Station instead of Eastridge Transit Center, as it does today. This extension covers a portion of Route 70 that is proposed to be shortened. Proposed decrease in frequency during weekday peak periods from 15 minutes to 30 minutes. Proposed increase in frequency on Sundays from 40-45 minutes to 30 minutes.
|Current||Great Mall/Main Transit Center - Eastridge Transit Center|
|Proposed||Milpitas BART Station - Capitol Station|
Local 80 would be a new route that would replace the Ohlone/Chynoweth - Almaden light rail line. Service would be operated along Chynoweth and Winfield. Service frequency on Route 80 would be 30 minutes.
|Proposed||Ohlone/Chynoweth Station - Almaden Station|
|Proposed||Bi-directional loop serving Gilroy|
Route 86 is the renamed Route 18 connecting the Gilroy Transit Center with Gavilan College. Proposed frequency increase from 40-45 minutes to 30 minutes on weekdays.
|Current 18||Gilroy Transit Center - Gavilan College|
|Proposed||Gilroy Transit Center - Gavilan College|
|Current||Burnett - Morgan Hill Civic Center|
|Proposed||Burnett - Morgan Hill Civic Center|
Route 88 is proposed to be scaled down to just trips around school hours. See School Tripper Route 288/288L/288M.
No changes are proposed.
|Current||California Avenue Caltrain Station - Palo Alto Veterans Hospital|
|Proposed||California Avenue Caltrain Station - Palo Alto Veterans Hospital|