Note: In light of New Year’s Eve’s status for increased drunk driving and car accidents, The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) has extended an offer of FREE rides this coming New Year’s Eve (Monday night)…

The free rides will start at 8PM on 12/31/18 and end at 5AM on 1/1/19. Check this link for more detail, namely on Light Rail and Express Line 181 schedules: New Year’s Schedule.

This free ride service comes just in advance of a 2019 VTA fare increase, marking the 2nd of 2 phases. As of 1/1/19, a single ride on light rail and local bus routes will cost $1.25 for youth (ages 5 to 18) and $2.50 for adults. Single rides on express buses will cost $5 even. More detailed info can be found here: VTA blog.

Have a Safe & Happy New Year! Don’t drink and drive.

Eric Shapiro
Eric Shapiro is a writer and filmmaker. He is the author of six critically acclaimed fiction books, among them the novella "It's Only Temporary" (2005), which appeared on Nightmare Magazine's list of the Top 100 Horror Books, and numerous short stories published in anthologies alongside work by H.P. Lovecraft, Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, Chuck Palahniuk, and many others. His nonfiction articles have been published on The Daily Dot, Ravishly, and The Good Men Project. His first feature film, "Rule of 3" (2010), won awards at the Fantasia International Film Festival and Shriekfest, and had its U.S. premiere at Fantastic Fest. His second feature film, "Living Things" (2014), was endorsed by PETA (People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals) and distributed by Cinema Libre Studio. In 2015, he won the 19th Annual Fade In Award for Thriller Screenplays. He was a founding partner of Ghostwriters Central, a writing and editing firm which received positive notices from The Wall Street Journal, Consumers Digest, and the TV program "Intelligence For Your Life." Eric has edited works published on The Huffington Post and Forbes, as well as two Bram Stoker Award-nominated novels.

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