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About this app

About VTAlerts. 
This safety application is designed for the VTA bus and light rail system in Santa Clara County in California. The VTAlerts App offers riders a quick and discreet method for reporting safety concerns and suspicious activities directly to VTA Security or, in the event of an emergency, directly to police. Riders can send VTA security pictures, text messages, and locations of suspicious persons and/or activities making riding safer and more comfortable for all. 

From the app home screen, riders have two easy options for contacting security: 

1. The “Report a Problem” button allows riders to send text or photos directly to VTA Security. To ensure discretion, the camera flash is automatically disabled when photos are taken through the app. Riders can select station locations and report categories to assist VTA Security. Riders can also send reports anonymously if they choose. If you send a report in an area without cellular connectivity, it will be stored and sent when connectivity returns. The system is also designed to send the message before pictures so that VTA Security can get App reports as quickly as possible. 

2. The “Call 911” button will connect customers directly to the police. 

Additional Features 

BOLO (Be On the Look Out) Alerts. BOLO Alerts on the See & Say App may display alerts from VTA Security about specific persons of interest. For example, VTAlerts may display information about a missing person or child, such as where they were last seen. If you see a person from a BOLO, immediately call 911 and send a App report to VTA Security discreetly.
Updated on
Apr 9, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
App activity and App info and performance
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

73 reviews
Daniel Sanford
May 10, 2023
Not particularly bad bad, just not useful. The Clipper app and Google maps are both more useful for planning trips. The VTA website is more useful for maps. This app is redundant at best.
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Jesse Radin
May 6, 2023
Don't waste your time taking light rail in the Bay Area. The train either never showed up or left early. Waste of money.
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Ben&ann's Beck
May 28, 2022
I really enjoyed this app last time I was fortunate enough to get it. I know the vta will have no trouble with me.
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What's new

-Added the ability to provide more details after you send an initial report
-The Alert list now groups message threads together making it easier to follow conversations
-View your Reports by selecting the “My Reports” Tab on the Alert List
-Improved Photo and Video uploading UI