I-880/Milpitas station

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Santa Clara VTA
VTA light rail station
I-880-Milpitas VTA 1999 01.JPG
A view outside the entrance to I-880/Milpitas Station
Location Tasman Drive and Alder Drive
Milpitas, California
Coordinates 37°24′48″N 121°55′03″W / 37.413332°N 121.91745°W / 37.413332; -121.91745Coordinates: 37°24′48″N 121°55′03″W / 37.413332°N 121.91745°W / 37.413332; -121.91745
Owned by VTA
Platforms 1 island platform
Tracks 2
Connections Bus Routes 33, 140, 330
Parking 275 spaces
Disabled access Yes
Opened 2001
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO SCvta.svg VTA Light Rail   Following station
toward Alum Rock
Alum Rock–Santa Teresa
toward Santa Teresa
I-880/Milpitas station is located in San Jose, California
I-880/Milpitas station

I-880/Milpitas 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.

The station was opened in 2001 as part of VTA's Tasman East light rail extension.[1]

The station will be renamed Alder in fall 2017.[2]


I-880/Milpitas originally served as the eastern terminus of the first phase of the Tasman East light rail extension in 2001, and so was originally served by trains operating directly from Mountain View. As such, it also served the southern terminus of AC Transit's 217 bus, the only such service that runs into Santa Clara County. Since then, the second phase of the Tasman East extension altered the station's service patterns, and the 217 bus now terminates at Great Mall/Main.


I-880/Milpitas station is located in the median of Tasman Drive just west of Alder Drive near Interstate 880 in Milpitas, California.

Station layout[edit]

Platform Westbound toward Santa Teresa (Cisco Way)
Island platform, doors will open on the left
Eastbound toward Alum Rock (Great Mall/Main)

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