Initiative offers complimentary rides for passengers who present a valid voter registration card.

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 28, 2018) – VIA Metropolitan Transit reminds the community to “Ride VIA to Vote” on Election Day, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 for the Texas primary election. The “Ride VIA to Vote” initiative provides free public transportation on municipal, state, and federal election days for passengers who present a valid voter registration card to the bus or van operator.

The complimentary service will be available for regular bus service and VIAtrans paratransit service throughout the VIA service area on March 6. Registered VIAtrans customers should schedule their trip in accordance with VIAtrans policies and procedures.

For additional information regarding routes and schedules on Election Day, call (210) 362-2020. Visit The Bexar County Election Site to find your polling location.

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 90 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 for more information. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.