Berryessa/North San José station

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Berryessa
Bay Area Rapid Transit
An elevated railway station with minor construction work visible
The station under construction in March 2018
Location 1620 Berryessa Road
San Jose, California
United States
Coordinates 37°22′06″N 121°52′29″W / 37.3683606°N 121.8746546°W / 37.3683606; -121.8746546Coordinates: 37°22′06″N 121°52′29″W / 37.3683606°N 121.8746546°W / 37.3683606; -121.8746546
Owned by Bay Area Rapid Transit
Line(s) BART S-Line
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus transport VTA buses
Construction
Structure type Elevated
Parking 1,200 spaces
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
History
Opening March–September 2019[1]
Electrified 12 May 2017 (2017-05-12)[2][3]
Services
Preceding station   Bart-logo.svg Bay Area Rapid Transit   Following station
  Upon opening (2018)  
toward Daly City
Warm Springs/South Fremont–​Daly City Terminus
toward Richmond
Richmond–​Warm Springs/South Fremont
  Future service (2026)  
toward Richmond
Richmond–​Warm Springs/South Fremont
toward Santa Clara
toward Daly City
Warm Springs/South Fremont–​Daly City

Berryessa / North San José is a future Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station serving the Berryessa District in San Jose, California. Previously known as Berryessa Station, it was renamed in 2017 to "Berryessa/​North San Jose."[4][5] It is scheduled to open in March–September 2019.[1]

It will be the first BART station ever built in San Jose, and service will terminate here pending completion of the downtown San Jose subway (the last phase of the Silicon Valley BART extension).[6] Due to a shortage of available rolling stock, it will initially be served by only one line at any one time. A second line will be added in early 2019, during peak hours.[7][3]

History[edit]

The $2.3-billion extension has two stations, and broke ground in 2012 with completion initially expected in 2016 but delayed several times.[8] VTA received a $900 million grant for federal funding for the $2.3-billion Silicon Valley Extension in 2012.[9]

Station layout[edit]

The 52-acre (21 ha) station will have an elevated island platform, a seven-story parking structure with 1,200 spaces, and a 10-bay bus transit center.[10][11][12] The site is adjacent to the San Jose Flea Market.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b / "BART to Berryessa, Milpitas may not happen until late 2019" Check |url= value (help). San Jose Mercury News. Retrieved June 11, 2018. The long-awaited opening of the BART extension from Fremont to San Jose might not occur until late September of 2019. . .And the extension to Berryessa will open nearly three years after officials first hoped, if it comes late next year. 
  2. ^ Gomez, Mark (May 12, 2017). "High-voltage warning: BART tracks from San Jose to Fremont fully electrified". The Mercury News. Retrieved May 23, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b Hendler Ross, Stacey (August 4, 2017). "BART Silicon Valley Update". Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. Retrieved August 4, 2017. 
  4. ^ "VTA 8/3/2017 Agenda" (PDF). 
  5. ^ http://www.vta.org/bart/berryessa
  6. ^ "BART Silicon Valley extension: Berryessa station". 2017. 
  7. ^ Meacham, Jody (April 4, 2017). "Why BART's initial Santa Clara County service will be limited". Silicon Valley Business Journal. Retrieved April 20, 2017. 
  8. ^ Richards, Gary. "Next target: Extending BART under downtown San Jose". San Jose Mercury News. Archived from the original on September 24, 2016. Construction begins this spring, with 2016 completion date... Source: VTA 
  9. ^ "VTA and FTA Seal the Deal for BART Silicon Valley" (pdf) (Press release). Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. March 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-09-14. [permanent dead link]
  10. ^ Bus service will connect to downtown. The station will be served by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), Santa Cruz Metro (Highway 17 Express), Monterey-Salinas Transit, SMART, and San Benito County Transit buses in addition to employer shuttles.Herhold, Scott. "DASH shuttle gives way to new VTA bus". San Jose Mercury News. the VTA is in the middle of a wrenching change of its service... Source: VTA 
  11. ^ Future Berryessa Station Campus - Winter 2015-2016 - YouTube. BART Silicon Valley. December 21, 2015. Retrieved March 12, 2017. parking garage, which will house about 1200 parking spaces... Source: BART Silicon Valley 
  12. ^ Future Berryessa BART Station Campus - Fall 2016 - YouTube. BART Silicon Valley. November 8, 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2017. on the second floor of the sevel-level parking garage... Source: BART Silicon Valley 

External links[edit]

Media related to Berryessa/North San José station at Wikimedia Commons