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VIA to host public workshops for Rapid Transit Corridor studies 

SAN ANTONIO (March 10, 2017) – VIA Metropolitan Transit will host a series of public workshops to seek the community’s input regarding corridors identified in VIA’s Vision 2040 Long Range Plan and the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan. All workshops begin at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.) on the following dates:

Thursday, March 23, 2017
VIA Metro Center, 1021 San Pedro Ave.
Served by VIA bus routes 3 and 4

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Claude Black Community Center, 2805 E. Commerce St.
Served by VIA bus route 25

Monday, April 3, 2017
Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center, 8400 N.W. Military Drive
Served by VIA bus routes 97 and 534

Monday, April 10, 2017
McCreless Library, 1023 Ada St.
Served by VIA bus route 34

Workshop participants will have the opportunity to review four separate corridors and provide input on existing conditions, unique characteristics, and future opportunities for transit improvements. Comments may be submitted at the public workshops or in writing through April 25, 2017. Written comments may be mailed Attention: Community Relations – RTC Studies c/o VIA Metropolitan Transit, P.O. Box 12489, San Antonio, Texas 78212, or by email at GCR@viainfo.net.

The 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 the VIA Government & Community Relations office at (210) 362-2389.

VIA Metropolitan Transit 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 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. In 2015, VIA provided 42.2 million rides across the region. VIA’s AAA bond rating reflects the organization’s sound management and financial practices. Visit www.VIAinfo.net for more information. Follow us on www.Facebook.com/VIATransit, www.Twitter.com/VIA_Transit, and www.Instagram.com/VIATransit.

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