2nd annual event to bring together best coders and creative designers

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 1, 2018) – Calling all coders! VIA Metropolitan Transit has extended the deadline to register for the VIA GoCodeSA Codeathon to Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018.

VIA’s Codeathon is an opportunity for coders, programmers, and tech experts in the area to compete for cash and prizes as they turn bright transit ideas into smart transit innovation for our region. GoCodeSA is free for participants, and applicants must register as a group of two to five members, age 18 and older. Register for free at goCodeSA.com today.

The VIA GoCodeSA Codeathon is Feb. 23–25, 2018, at Trinity University’s Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI), West Campus Lane, in San Antonio. For more information, visit http://www.gocodesa.com/.

Contestants who need a team can find potential teammates at the Codeathon Mixer on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at 6 p.m. at Rosella at The Rand, 114 E. Houston St.  And if contestants already have a team, the mixer provides an opportunity to check out the competition. RSVP to the Mixer at VIAMeetup@VIAinfo.net.

GoCodeSA Codetahon sponsors include Geekdom Trapeze Group, Codeup, Netsync Network Solutions, Amazon Web Services, USAA, Y&L Consulting, Inc., and North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.

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About VIA Metropolitan Transit
VIA provides regional multimodal transportation options that connect our community to opportunity, support economic vitality, and enhance quality of life throughout our region. VIA, recognized by the Texas Transit Association in 2016 as the outstanding Metro Transit Authority of the year, serves 14 member cities and the unincorporated areas of Bexar County, operating seven days a week on 92 routes. Last year, VIA provided 40 million rides across the region. VIA’s AAA bond rating reflects the organization’s sound management and financial practices. Visit VIAinfo.net for more information. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.‬

CONTACT: Lorraine Pulido, Ph.D.
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