- Hamilton (VTA)
Hamilton is a
light railstation operated by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority(VTA). Hamilton is served by the Mountain View-Winchester light rail line. The station has a single track used by trains travelling in both directions. The platform of the station is elevated from street level.
Address: 850 East Hamilton Avenue,
Nearest cross-streets: State Route 17 and Creekside Way
Geographic coordinates: 37° 17' 37.9" North, 121° 56' 11.2" West
wheelchair-accessible(level boarding platform)
Architecture/ Public Art
Hamilton station has a dramatic glass elevator enclosure and distinctive pedestrian bridge that provides access to the platform and improves the station's aesthetics.
There is no public art currently on display at this station.
Hamilton station was built as part of the Vasona Light Rail extension project. This project extended VTA light rail service from the intersection of Woz Way and West San Carlos St in San Jose in a southwesterly direction to the Winchester station in western Campbell.
The official opening date for this station was October 1, 2005.
The construction of this station and the rest of the Vasona Light Rail extension was part of the 1996 Measure B Transportation Improvement Program. Santa Clara County voters approved the Measure B project in 1996 along with a one half percent sales tax increase. The Vasona Light Rail extension was funded mostly by the resulting sales tax revenues with additional money coming from federal and state funding, grants, VTA bond revenues, and municipal contributions. [http://www.vta.org/news/releases/2005/10_oct/nr10-01_2005.html]
* [http://www.vta.org/schedules/SC_82.html VTA Bus Route 82] - Westgate to 21st & Mission
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