Driver Shortage Puts Stress on VTA Summer Schedule
Most seasons the Vineyard Transit Authority has seven buses driving route 13.
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Church Street Station Goes Electric With Wireless Chargers
The $2 million project, which broke ground in January and wrapped up in the middle of June, is part of a broader goal to fully electrify the VTA bus fleet by 2028,
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VTA Passes Go Electronic
Bus passes, including annual passes, are now available online for touchless scanning via smartphone. Physical passes also remain available.
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Water Taxi Approved, VTA Charger Project Moves Forward
Edgartown selectmen advanced transportation projects both by land and by sea on Monday, including a new down-Island water taxi service.
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VTA Charges Ahead with Solar Canopies, Energy Storage
A $4.5 million solar energy project at the Vineyard Transit Authority officially went online Friday, with a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the latest milestone.
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VTA Faces Declining Ridership, Revenues
Ridership has declined sharply on Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) buses this year, as the pandemic’s impact on public transit authorities nationwide trickles down to the Island.
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VTA Launches Micro Transit
Starting Monday, the Vineyard Transit Authority is piloting a new microtransit service for up-Island passengers, available seven days a week.
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Edgartown Committee Strongly Endorses VTA's Church Street Project
Noah Asimow

After months of review, Edgartown’s VTA Church street committee gave a strong endorsement to a controversial plan to install three electric bus induction chargers at the downtown bus terminal.

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VTA Drivers Petition to Limit Crowding on Buses
Will Sennott
Concerned about crowding on buses, Vineyard Transit Authority drivers presented the VTA advisory board with a petition last week asking for better safety protocols.
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Study Finds Electric Bus Charging Station Would Not Add to Congestion
Noah Asimow
A traffic study on the Vineyard Transit Authority’s plan to use the Church Street transit hub in Edgartown as a charging station for electric buses found that the new station would not increase congestion at the site.
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