Input sessions will continue the conversation about better bus service

SAN ANTONIO (March 7, 2018) – VIA Metropolitan Transit will host a series of public meetings to seek input on its Comprehensive Operations Analysis (COA), a detailed review of how the public transportation system functions in and around the San Antonio region. These meetings are a continuation of the effort to build a better bus system by sharing key findings from previous community input sessions.

The public meetings are scheduled for the following dates and locations. Members of the public are invited to attend to review what VIA has learned and to provide input.

Monday, March 19, 2018
Central Library, 600 Soledad St.
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Served by routes 4, 24, 43, 90, 95, 96, and 97

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Julia Yates Semmes Library, 15060 Judson Road
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Served by routes 640 and 642

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Schaefer Library, 6322 U.S. Hwy. 87 E.
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Served by route 30

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Greater Corinth Baptist Church, 500 S. New Braunfels
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Served by routes 20 and 26

Friday, March 23, 2018
Lion’s Field Adult and Senior Center, 2809 Broadway
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Served by routes 9, 10, 11, and 14

Monday, March 26, 2018
Great Northwest Branch Library, 9150 Wellwood
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Served by route 610

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Palm Heights Community Center, 1201 W Malone
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Served by route 51

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
VIA Metro Center, 1021 San Pedro
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Served by routes 3 and 4

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Maverick Library, 8700 Mystic Park
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Served by route 605

Friday, March 30, 2018
Medical Center Transit Center, 5330 Medical Dr.
9:00 a.m. – 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Served by routes 100, 101, 520, 522, 534, 602, 603, 604, 606, and 607

Friday, March 30, 2018
Madla Transit Center, 1584 Cantrell Dr.
9:00 a.m. – 12 noon and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Served by routes 48, 51, 520, 550, 551

Building a Better Bus System

Comments may be submitted at the public meetings or in writing through 5 p.m., Saturday, March 31, 2018, to be included in the public record. Written comments may be mailed to Attention: Government & Community Relations – COA c/o VIA Metropolitan Transit, P.O. Box 12489, San Antonio, Texas 78212, or emailed to GCR@viainfo.net.

VIA meeting facilities are wheelchair accessible.  Persons with hearing impairments may request an interpreter 48 hours prior to the meeting by calling TDD (210) 362-2019 or call VIA Government & Community Relations at (210) 362-2389.

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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 nearly 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.
c 210-380-6895