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.

 

 

Route 12

Route 12, which operates on weekends and connects the San Jose Civic Center area and Eastridge Transit Center with the Berryessa Flea Market is proposed to be discontinued. Similar service would be provided by Route 61 and Route 77.

Current San Jose Civic Center - Eastridge Transit Center
Proposed Discontinue
 

 

Route 13

Route 13, which connects the Ohlone/Chynoweth Station with Almaden Valley is proposed to be discontinued.

Current Ohlone/Chynoweth - Almaden Valley
Proposed Discontinue
 

 

Route 14

Route 14, which connects the Gilroy Transit Center with St. Louise Hospital is proposed to be replaced with Route 84 and Route 85, which will comprise a two-way loop serving Gilroy.

Current Gilroy Transit Center - St. Louise Hospital
Proposed Replace with Route 84 and Route 85
 

 

Route 16

Route 16 is proposed to be renamed Route 87.

 

 

Route 17

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.

Current Gilroy Transit Center - St. Louise Hospital
Proposed Replace with Route 84 and Route 85
 

 

Route 18

Route 18 is proposed to be renamed to Route 86.

 

 

Route 19

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

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
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Route 21

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
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Route 27

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
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Route 31

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
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Route 32

Route 32 is proposed to be merged with Route 35 and renamed Route 21.

 

 

Route 34

Route 34 is proposed to be discontinued due to low ridership. Some Route 34 riders may use Route 21 or Route 40.

 

 

Route 35

Route 35 is proposed to be merged with Route 32 and renamed Route 21.

 

 

Route 37

Proposed decrease in weekday frequency from 30 minutes to 60 minutes.

Current West Valley College - Capitol Station
Proposed West Valley College - Capitol Station
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Route 39

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
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Route 40

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
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Route 42

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
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Route 45

Route 45 is proposed to be discontinued due to low ridership.

 

 

Route 46

Route 46 is proposed to be discontinued. School-oriented service will continue as School Tripper Route 246 and Route 247.

 

 

Route 44/47

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
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Route 48

Route 48 is proposed to be replaced by Route 27.

 

 

Route 49

Route 49 is proposed to be discontinued. Some portions of Route 49 would be replaced by Route 27.

 

 

Route 51

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
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Route 52

No changes are proposed.

Current Foothill College - Downtown Mountain View
Proposed Foothill College - Downtown Mountain View
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Route 53

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
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Route 54

Route 54 would be discontinued due to low ridership. Some current Route 54 riders may be able to use Route 53, Route 55 or Rapid 523.

 

 

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
 
 
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Route 56

Route 56 would be a new route that would be comprised of portions of current Route 26 and current Route 82. It would connect the Lockheed Martin Transit Center with the Westgate area and Tamien Station.

Current Terminus
Proposed Terminus
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Route 58

Route 58 is proposed to be discontinued. Some current riders may use Route 20, Route 26, Route 57 and Route 59.

 

 

Route 59

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
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Route 62

Route 62 is proposed to be merged with Route 61 to create a more frequent Route 61.

Current Good Samaritan Hospital - Sierra & Piedmont
Proposed Discontinue
 

 

Route 63

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
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Route 65

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.

 

 

Route 71

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
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Route 80

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
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Route 81

Portions of Route 81 are proposed to be replaced by Route 51 and Route 53.

Afternoon school-oriented service to St. Francis High School would be discontinued.

 

 

Route 82

Route 82 is proposed to be discontinued. Most segments of Route 82 would be replaced by Route 56, Route 66 and Route 68.

 

 

Route 84/85

Routes 84 and 85 would comprise a bi-directional loop that would serve destinations currently served by Route 14, Route 17 and Route 19.

Proposed Bi-directional loop serving Gilroy
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Route 86

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
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Route 87

Route 87 is the renamed Route 16 serving Morgan Hill during morning and evening commuter periods and afternoon bell times. School-bell timed service will be provided by School Tripper Route 287.

Current Burnett - Morgan Hill Civic Center
Proposed Burnett - Morgan Hill Civic Center
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Route 88

Route 88 is proposed to be scaled down to just trips around school hours. See School Tripper Route 288/288L/288M.

 

 

Route 89

No changes are proposed.

Current California Avenue Caltrain Station - Palo Alto Veterans Hospital
Proposed California Avenue Caltrain Station - Palo Alto Veterans Hospital
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