Service Alerts

VIA services are occasionally detoured due to construction, severe weather or other conditions that prevent us from safely operating the normal route. The list below describes the current service disruptions and detours. Please note that circumstances beyond our control may require us to change our services without notice. Call VIA Customer Service at (210) 362-2020 to verify the most current information. Up-to-date information, including service alerts, are also available on VIA’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

Proposed Service Changes

    There are no current proposed service changes.

Temporary Service Disruptions

    There are no temporary service disruptions.

Detours in Effect

  • Due to a project being carried out by the City of San Antonio, Route 28 Porter will be on the following detours until further notice.

    Inbound
    From Porter Street at Piedmont Avenue, left on Piedmont
    Right on Denver Boulevard
    Right on Hackberry Street
    Continue regular route

    Outbound
    From Hackberry Street at Aransas Avenue, continue on Hackberry
    Left on Denver
    Left on Piedmont
    Right on Porter
    Continue regular route

    Start: July 27, 2017
    End:

  • Construction work on N. Cherry and E. Crockett streets has Route 25 on detour for six months effective 7/14/2017.

    Westbound
    From N. Cherry and E. Crockett streets
    Continue on N. Cherry St.
    Left on E. Houston St.
    Left on Chestnut
    Return to regular route

    Bus stop closures

    Start: July 14, 2017
    End: January 14, 2018

  • A project by City of San Antonio has the following detours in effect for approximately one year beginning February 6, 2017.

    Southbound
    From N. Main St. and E. Quincy St.
    Left on E. Quincy St.
    Right on Richmond Ave.
    Right on N. St Marys
    Return to regular route

    Northbound
    From Navarro St. and N. St. Mary’s St.
    Right on N. St Mary’s St.
    Left on Lexington Ave.
    Left on W. Elmira St.
    Right on N. Main Ave.
    Return to regular route

    Start: February 06, 2017
    End: February 06, 2018

  • A project by San Antonio Water Systems has the following detours in effect beginning Sept. 19, 2016 until project is complete.

    Southbound
    From S. Laredo and Zarzamora
    Right on Zarzamora
    Left on Vera Cruz
    Left on S. Hamilton (across S. Laredo)
    Return to regular route

    Northbound
    From S. Hamilton and Laredo
    Continue on S. Hamilton
    Right on Vera Cruz
    Right on Zarzamora
    Left S. Laredo
    Return to regular route

    Start: September 19, 2016
    End:

  • Due to construction in the vicinity of the Ingram Transit Center, route 618 Ingram/Westlakes will be on the following detour for the duration of the project.

    Northbound, to route 609
    From Ingram Road at Northwestern, continue on Ingram
    Left on Wurzbach Road
    Left on Van Cleave
    Left on Northwestern
    Continue regular route to 609

    Start: October 05, 2016
    End:

  • Updated Feb. 13, 2017 – New eastbound detour delayed; previous eastbound detour still in effect

    Updated Feb. 10, 2017 with new eastbound detour effective Feb. 14, 2017

    Updated Jan. 10, 2017 with new westbound detour

    Due to a couple of projects being carried out in the downtown area, route 301 VIVA centro will be on the following detours:

    Westbound
    From Martin Street at St. Mary’s Street, continue on Martin
    Left on Flores Street
    Right on Travis Street
    Continue regular route

    Eastbound (current detour, still in effect)
    From Centro Plaza, right on Frio Street
    Left on Buena Vista Street
    Right on Pecos La Trinidad Street
    Left on Nueva Street
    Left on Navarro Street
    Right on Market Street
    Continue regular route

    Start: February 13, 2017
    End:

  • Updated Feb. 14, 2017 – The outbound detour for route 3 has been modified slightly

    Updated Feb. 9, 2017 – The detours below have been updated, effective Feb. 10, 2017 at 9 a.m.

    Updated Feb. 7, 2017 – The detours below have been updated

    Updated Feb. 6, 2017 – The detours below are now in effect, as of Feb. 6, 2017

    San Pedro Avenue between Quincy Street and Main Avenue has been closed for about one year for the construction of a traffic roundabout at Romana Plaza. All VIA bus routes that go through the area will be on the detours listed below for the duration of the construction.

    Route 90

    Eastbound
    From N. Main Ave. at E. Quincy St.
    Left on E. Quincy St.
    Right on Richmond Ave.
    Right on N. St. Mary’s St.
    Cross Navarro St.
    Continue regular route

    Westbound
    From Navarro St. at N. St. Mary’s St.
    Right on N. St. Mary’s St.
    Left on Lexington Ave.
    Left on E. Elmira St.
    Right on N. Main Ave.
    Continue regular route

    Routes 4, 95, 96, 97

    Southbound
    From San Pedro Ave. at W. Quincy St.
    Left on W. Quincy St.
    Right on Richmond Ave.
    Right on N. St. Mary’s St.
    Cross Navarro St.
    Continue regular route

    Northbound
    From Navarro St. at N. St. Mary’s St.
    Right on N. St. Mary’s St.
    Left on Lexington Ave.
    Left on E. Elmira St.
    Right on San Pedro Ave.
    Continue regular route

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Upcoming Service Changes

  • VIA Metropolitan Transit implementará varias mejoras en el servicio de transitó a partir del 28 de agosto, 2017:

    • Route 79 será modificada para entrar hacia el oeste de Ruiz St. a 19th St. antes de continuar la ruta en Martin St. La ruta hacia el este viajará desde Ruiz St. a 24th St. y luego a Martin St. y 19th St. antes de continuar en la ruta regular de regreso a Ruiz St.
    • Route 505 (solamente hacia el oeste) será modificada después de salirde Randolph Park & Ride y viajar a Fratt Rd. Y Interchange Parkway antes de continuar en la ruta regular hacia el oeste en Walzem Rd.
    • Habrán modificaciones menores para las siguientes rutas: 2, 3, 4, 14, 20, 24, 34, 62, 66, 76, 79, 100, 524, and 640.

    Nuevos horarios están disponibles en la red. Horarios impresos son disponibles en todos los centros de información de VIA y en los autobuses. Para información de cómo estos cambios podrán afectar su viaje, use la Agenda de Viaje en la red hasta 14 días en avanzado con fecha de viaje después del 28 de agosto, 2017. Para más información sobre estos cambios de servicio, llame al (210) 362-2020 o visite VIAinfo.net.

    Notice in English

    Start: August 15, 2017
    End: December 31, 2017

  • VIA Metropolitan Transit will implement several service improvements beginning August 28, 2017:

    • Route 79 will be modified to travel westbound from Ruiz St. to 19th St. before continuing route on Martin St. The route will travel eastbound from Ruiz St. to 24th St. then on to W. Martin St. and 19th St. before continuing regular route back on Ruiz St.
    • Route 505 (westbound only) will be modified after departing Randolph Park & Ride to travel on Fratt Road and Interchange Parkway before continuing regular route westbound on Walzem Road.
    • There will be schedule adjustments to the following routes: 2, 3, 4, 14, 20, 24, 34, 62, 66, 76, 79, 100, 524, and 640.

    New pocket schedules are now available online. Printed schedules will be available at all VIA Information Centers and on buses. To see how these changes may affect your travel, use the online Personal Trip Planner up to 14 days in advance, and enter a trip date later than August 28, 2017. For more information on these service changes, call (210) 362-2020.

    Aviso en Español

    Start: August 15, 2017
    End: December 31, 2017

Notice of Bus Stop Changes

  • On Wednesday, September 6, bus stop 69187 on McCullough Avenue at Elmira Street, which serves the southbound trips of route 5 McCullough, will be closed due to spacing issues (it is less than 450 feet from the previous stop).

    Start: August 30, 2017
    End: September 20, 2017

  • On Wednesday, September 6, the following bus stops along Steves Avenue, between Hackberry Street and New Braunfels Avenue, will be closed due to spacing issues. All of the stops are on route 32 Steves.

    66923 – Steves at Olive
    66929 – Steves at Olive
    67933 – Steves at Piedmont
    67939 – Steves at Piedmont
    68853 – Steves at St. Anthony
    68859 – Steves at St. Anthony

    The bus stops at Hackberry, Pine, Palmetto, and New Braunfels will remain in place.

    Start: August 30, 2017
    End: September 20, 2017

  • As of Wednesday, April 19, 2017, a new bus stop has been opened at the intersection of Military Drive and Dugas Road. This stop, which is labeled 96553, serves route 64, and it replaces bus stop 38857 on Ellison Drive at Military, which will be closed Tuesday, April 25, 2017.

    Also scheduled to be closed on Tuesday, April 25 are two bus stops on Culebra Road at the railroad crossing just east of I-10. Labeled 43763 and 43769, these stops serve routes 82 and 88, and they are closing due to conditions at the stops and the close proximity of other nearby stops.

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  • Construction on a new hotel at the intersection of St. Mary’s Street and Commcerce Street will begin Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. While the construction is underway (expected to last two years), the following bus stop changes will be in effect.

    89867 – St. Mary’s at Commerce
    This stop will be closed for the duration of the construction. The affected routes are 6, 24, 30, 32, 34, 36, 42, 51, 54, 67, 79, and 95.

    89807 – St. Mary’s
    This is a new temporary stop just north of the closed stop, 89867. Routes served by this stop are 6, 24, and 95.

    53777 – St. Mary’s at Houston Street
    This stop was previously closed, but it will be reopened to serve routes 54 and 67.

    89869 – Commerce at St. Mary’s
    This stop will be moved 50 feet eastward on Commerce to accomodate the construction.

    Other routes affected by the construction will continue to make stops at regular marked bus stops before and after the construction area.

    Start: January 09, 2017
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