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Organizational Structure

Working under the direction of a 12-member Board of Directors, VTA has a $380 million annual operating budget (FY’14). VTA's low-floor bus fleet serves a 326 square mile urbanized area. The 42.2 mile light rail system is operated with a fleet of 100 low-floor light rail vehicles. VTA has approximately 2,100 employees within the following divisions.

Office of the General Manager

Oversees all VTA functions and activities.

VTA General Manager, Nuria Fernandez, 

 Nuria Fernandez,
 VTA General Manager


VTA Org Chart

Chief of Staff

  • Board of Directors Support
  • Marketing

Public Affairs

  • Media Relations
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach
  • Government Relations

Business Services

Provides support in the following areas:

  • Employee Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Labor Relations
  • Technology
  • Risk Management and Safety
  • Procurement and Contracts


Responsible for completing project design and construction for capital improvement projects, including:

  • BART to Silicon Valley Construction
  • Capital Projects Controls
  • Facilities Design and Construction
  • Highway Construction
  • Rail Design

Planning and Program Development

Responsible for developing and updating the Congestion Management Program (CMP), the Valley Transportation Plan 2040 (VTP 2040) and related technical documents. Provides information services to the public. Primary functions include:

  • Congestion Management Agency
  • Environmental Analysis
  • Planning
  • Programming, Highway & Administration
  • Transit Oriented Development

Finance and Budget

Administers systems to measure and manage VTA funds and report financial information.

  • Accounting
  • Budget & Analysis
  • Real Estate
  • Financial Operations
  • Financial Planning, Treasury and Budgeting


Provides bus and rail service to approximately 140,000 passengers per day.
Approximately 1,700 employees are based at VTA's three bus operating divisions and a light rail operating division. Their primary functions include:

  • ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and Paratansit Planning
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Maintenance, bus and light rail
  • Security
  • Technical Training
  • Transportation, bus and light rail

VTA's BART to Silicon Valley Program

  • Community Outreach
  • Planning and development activities
  • Program management
  • Project scope and definition
  • Real estate acquisition

Office of the General Counsel

Serving at the direction of the Board of Directors, represents the VTA in legal proceedings and provides legal counsel and services to the VTA
Downloadable Files and Forms

Downloadable Files and Forms presents a list of often requested VTA files and forms that you can download

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