Plan Your New Commute with Transit

Transit app iconYou can use Transit, VTA’s officially endorsed trip planning and real time app, to help you get familiar with the VTA’s New Service. Now with Transit, you can preview what VTA will look like starting December 28.

Here’s two ways to do it:

Back to the Future

Plan your trip and change the “Leave Now” option to December 28 or later. Transit will then automatically take into account VTA’s New Service, and you’ll see your new route.

screenshot of transit app showing trip in current service compared to New Service

One step beyond: Transit’s preview mode 

Use Transit to travel in time by using the app’s preview mode to experience VTA’s New Service.

Here’s how it works: 

  1. Open Transit and tap the gear icon on the top-left corner to access your settings. 

  2. From there, go to “My transit options,” and under “Bus” and “Light Rail” turn off VTA and turn on VTA’s New Service (Dec 28). 

    screenshot of Transit app setting showing how to change from current service to New Service


  3. Plan your trip and we’ll show you a sneak peak of what it will look like from December 28 onwards. You’ll also be able to see new schedules and new route maps.

Easy as 1-2-3.

Not using Transit yet? Try it today. 

animated GIF showing a screen recording of the process to switch VTA services that display in the Transit app

animated GIF showing trip results using Transit app to simulate new service starting december 28 2019