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is a light rail
Light rail or light rail transit is a form of urban rail public transportation that generally has a lower capacity and lower speed than heavy rail and metro systems, but higher capacity and higher speed than traditional street-running tram systems...
station operated by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
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. It is located in San Jose, California
San Jose is the third-largest city in California, the tenth-largest in the U.S., and the county seat of Santa Clara County which is located at the southern end of San Francisco Bay...
at First Street and Tasman Drive. Tasman is served by both the Mountain View–Winchester and Alum Rock–Santa Teresa lines, and has served as the northern primary transfer point between the two lines since August 2005, when the line from Mountain View was reconfigured to serve downtown San Jose and no longer serve Baypointe station
Baypointe is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority in San Jose, California. This station is served by VTA's Alum Rock–Santa Teresa line....
in preparation for the opening of the Vasona light rail extension project.
Tasman was the northern terminus of VTA's initial Guadalupé line
, which was opened in 1987 and linked it with Santa Teresa in South San Jose. The Tasman West
extension was opened in December 1999 to connect Tasman with Mountain View
-Downtown:Mountain View has a pedestrian-friendly downtown centered on Castro Street. The downtown area consists of the seven blocks of Castro Street from the Downtown Mountain View Station transit center in the north to the intersection with El Camino Real in the south...
, Paramount's Great America
California's Great America is an amusement park located in Santa Clara, California that is owned and operated by JMA Ventures. It is one of four major amusement parks that operate around the San Francisco Bay Area. The other three are Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, the Santa Cruz Beach...
, the Great America Altamont Commuter Express
The Altamont Commuter Express is a regional rail service in California connecting Stockton with San Jose....
stop which connects with VTA's Lick Mill
Lick Mill is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority . Lick Mill is served by the Mountain View–Winchester light rail line...
, and I-880/Milpitas.
I-880/Milpitas is a light rail station operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority . 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.-History:...
VTA Bus Route 33
no longer serves this station due to bus service updates implemented on January 14, 2008.