Victoria Transportation Authority
|Victoria Transportation Authority|
Rapid Transit: 1 Light Rail: 2Bus: 7
|Number of Station||
Rail: 9Bus: 10
|Number of Station||Rail: 9|
|Daily Ridership||1,900(2017 Average Weekday Boarding)|
|Began Operation||March 3, 2017|
Rail: 105 block Miles (169 km)Bus: 1,433 block miles (2,306 km)
|Track gauge||4 ft 8.5 in|
The Victoria Transportation Authority (branded as Metro) is an public agency that is responsible for the operation of public transportation in the City of Victoria metropolitan. It was formed from nothing and didn't really having anything before that. It is listed by the Victoria State Law as a regional transportation agency.
Metro directly operates services for light rail and bus. It also provides direct funding for transit-oriented projects, such as "A" Class Highways and "B" Class Highways within the region of Victoria.
The agency develops and oversees transportation plans, policies, funding programs, and both short-term and long-range solutions to mobility, accessibility and environmental needs in the county. The agency is also the primary transit provider for the City of Victoria, providing the bulk of such services
The authority also funds sixteen municipal bus operators and an array of transportation projects including bikeways and pedestrian facilities, local roads and highway improvements, goods movement, MetroConnect regional commuter rail, Freeway Service Patrol and freeway call boxes within the greater metropolitan Victoria region.
Law enforcement and security on Metro Property are currently employed by the Metro via contract. Many are employed from Police Departments, such as the Victoria Police Authority and Western Mulit Department.
Main Article: Metro Light
Metro Light is mass rail transit in the Victoria Metropolitan Area, providing two Light Rail Services and 1 Heavy Rail Service. As of 2019, it has been rated number 1 by the New Edward Press for the Most Successful Rapid Transit in the Country of Victoria.
The Coast Line (opened 2017) is a light rail line running between Downtown Coastal Point and South Victoria.
The Gold Line (opened 2019) is a light rail line running between Clairmont to Ashmore.
Main Article: MetroConnect
MetroConnect is a commuter rail transit service in the Victoria Metropolitan Area, providing connections to other neighbors cities in the County of Victoria.