28th Street/Little Portugal station

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28th Street / Little Portugal
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Location28th Street
San Jose, CA
Coordinates 37°20′59″N121°51′45″W / 37.34972°N 121.86253°W / 37.34972; -121.86253 Coordinates: 37°20′59″N121°51′45″W / 37.34972°N 121.86253°W / 37.34972; -121.86253
Owned by Bay Area Rapid Transit
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
Construction
Structure type Cut-and-cover
Disabled accessYes
History
Opening2029;7 years' time (2029) (estimated)
Services
Preceding station Bart compact logo.svg Bay Area Rapid Transit Following station
Future service
Berryessa/​North San José
toward Richmond
Santa Clara–Richmond line Downtown San Jose
toward Santa Clara
Berryessa/​North San José
toward Daly City
Santa Clara–Daly City line
Route map
BART Silicon Valley extension.svg
Location
28th Street/Little Portugal station

28th Street/Little Portugal station [1] is a proposed underground Bay Area Rapid Transit station in the Little Portugal neighborhood of San Jose, California. It would be located north of East Santa Clara Street between North 28th Street and U.S. Route 101, behind Five Wounds Portuguese National Church. [2] Preceded by the Berryessa/North San Jose BART station, it would be the first station of the Phase II portion of the Silicon Valley BART extension. The station would have direct service to Santa Clara, Richmond, and San Francisco/Daly City. In planning, the station was referred to as Alum Rock/28th Street, after the Alum Rock neighborhood to the northeast. [2] [3]

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History

A separate extension [4] was built from Fremont to Warm Springs station in the Warm Springs District (also in Fremont). This was followed by phase I of the Silicon Valley BART extension into eastern San Jose, built by VTA. The entire San Jose/Santa Clara extension, including Alum Rock station (as it was referred to at the time), was originally intended to be built in a single project, but funding could not be secured; therefore, the San Jose extension was split into two phases, and Alum Rock was placed in the second phase. On November 7, 2019, VTA renamed the station to 28th Street/Little Portugal in response to community feedback. [3] [5] If funding is secured, construction is slated to begin in 2020, and open to passenger service in 2029–2030. [6] This station will be located between the Berryessa/North San José and Downtown San Jose Stations and will be served by VTA buses.

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References

  1. "FACT SHEET VTA's BART Silicon Valley Phase II Project: 28th Street/Little Portugal Station" (PDF). VTA. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  2. 1 2 "Fact Sheet: Alum Rock/28th Street Station" (PDF). BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Project. Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. November 8, 2018. Retrieved March 6, 2019.
  3. 1 2 "Station Name". Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority. November 7, 2019. Retrieved May 15, 2020.
  4. "Warm Springs Extension Project Overview | bart.gov". www.bart.gov. Archived from the original on 2016-12-08. Retrieved 2018-04-13.
  5. "BART & VTA Partnership Special Committee Meeting" (PDF). San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. March 21, 2019. p. 8. Retrieved May 15, 2020.
  6. "BART delays loom for downtown San Jose: BART timetable for downtown San Jose service now seen as 2030". San Jose Mercury News. September 24, 2019. Retrieved October 10, 2019. At one point, political and business leaders had anticipated BART service beginning in 2026 in downtown San Jose, but the new estimates from VTA point to a service launch more in the 2029 or 2030 time frame…