Special Event Service

VIA Metropolitan Transit operates special event park & ride service to many San Antonio events. So when you are going to a concert, Fiesta, Folklife or a sporting event, get there on VIA to avoid the traffic and parking hassles. It is the best way to go.

upcoming events

  • Nov. 4-5, 2017: JBSA AIR SHOW & OPEN HOUSE

    VIA Metropolitan Transit will offer convenient and affordable Special Event Park & Ride Service to the Joint Base San Antonio Air Show and Open House on Saturday, Nov. 4, and Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at JBSA-Lackland Kelly Field Annex at Port San Antonio.

    Park & Ride Service

    Service is available at:

    • Crossroads Park & Ride, 151 Crossroads Blvd.

    VIA’s Special Event Park & Ride Service eliminates parking hassles, parking fees and traffic headaches.

    Instead, you can ride to the air show each day and enjoy the performances and celebration of the United States Air Force’s 70th Anniversary.

    Hours of Service

    The first bus departs the Crossroads Park & Ride location at 8:30 a.m.. Return service will run for 1 hour after the show.

    Park & Tickets for Special Event Park & Ride Service can be purchased on the VIA goMobile app and on event day at the Park & Ride location, using cash or credit.

    Joint Base San Antonio Air Show and Open House

    For more information regarding VIA’s special event service to the the air show, please call (210) 362-2020.

  • 2017-2018 SAN ANTONIO SPURS SEASON

    VIA Metropolitan Transit will offer convenient and affordable Special Event Park & Ride Service to San Antonio Spurs home games at the AT&T Center for 2017-18 season.

    Park & Ride Service

    Service is available at:

    • Crossroads Park & Ride, 151 Crossroads Blvd.

    • Randolph Park & Ride, 9400 IH-35 N.

    VIA’s Special Event Park & Ride Service eliminates parking hassles, parking fees and traffic headaches.

    Instead, you can ride to the game with fellow Spurs fans and get in the spirit before you even get to your seat.

    Hours of Service

    The first bus departs each Park & Ride location one hour before tipoff. The last bus departs 30 minutes before tipoff. Return service will run for 30 minutes after the end of each game.

    Park & Tickets for Special Event Park & Ride Service can be purchased on the VIA goMobile app and on game day at the Park & Ride location, using cash or credit.

    2017-18 San Antonio Spurs Schedule

    For more information regarding VIA’s special event service to the Spurs games, please call (210) 362-2020.

  • 2017 UTSA ROADRUNNERS FOOTBALL SEASON

    VIA Metropolitan Transit will offer convenient and affordable Special Event Park & Ride Service to UTSA Roadunner Football games at the Alamodome for the 2017 season.

     

    Park & Ride Service

    Service is available at:

    VIA’s Special Event Park & Ride Service eliminates parking hassles, parking fees and traffic headaches, so you can ride to the game with fellow Roadrunner fans and get in the spirit before you even get to your seat.

    Fares

    Fare is $2.50 each; Student Fare is $1.25 each way, and a current Student ID must be displayed when boarding.

    Tickets can be purchased in advance using VIA’s goMobile app. Tickets also are available at the University Center on the UTSA Main Campus, or any VIA Information Center. Park & Ride tokens also can be purchased (cash or credit card) on game day at the Kiosk at each Park & Ride location.

    Hours of Service

    Park & Ride Service will be available for all UTSA home games to the Alamodome. will begin 2 ½ hours before kickoff. Return service will run 1 hour after the official end each game.

    2017 UTSA Home Schedule

    9/2  – University of Houston, 6 p.m. CANCELLED
    9/16  – Southern University, 6 p.m.
    10/7 – Southern Miss, 6 p.m.
    10/21 – Rice, 6 p.m.
    11/11 – UAB, 6 p.m.
    11/18 – Marshall, 6 p.m.

    Additional VIA Service

    In addition to Park & Ride Service, VIA Primo (100) and VIVA centro (301) will be detoured to serve the Robert Thompson Transit Center at the Alamodome, beginning 2 ½ hours before kickoff and continuing 1 hour after the game. Fare is $1.30 (.65 for students) each way.

    A valid Student ID is required for student fare, and must be displayed when boarding. Exact change is required when not using the VIAgoMobile app. Bus operators do provide change. Ticket sellers are not available at stops along these routes. VIA’s Day Pass, 7-Day and 31-Day Pass are valid for Primo and VIVA Service.

    Alamodome Advisory

    In efforts to provide a safer environment for the public and in order to expedite fan entry into the stadium, a Clear Bag Policy that limits the size & type of bags that may be brought into the Alamodome is in effect. Fans traveling to Roadrunner football games and board VIA buses with non-clear bags, purses, backpack, etc., will not be allowed to take those bags into the Alamodome.

    For more information regarding VIA’s special event service to the UTSA Roadrunner Football home games, please call (210) 362-2020.

  • 2017 ALAMOBOWL

    Information for the 2017 Alamo Bowl on Dec. 28, 2017 is coming soon.

    Park & Ride Service

    Service is available at:

    • Crossroads Park & Ride, 151 Crossroads Blvd.

    One of the easiest ways to get to the game is VIA’s Special Event Park & Ride service, which drops fans off at the Alamodome’s front door (North door), eliminating parking hassles, parking fees and traffic headaches.

    Cheer on the Pac 12 and Big 12 teams as they battle it out in one of the most contested games of the college football bowl season.

    Hours of Service

    The first bus departs each Park & Ride location three hours before tipoff. Return service will run for one hour after the end of the game.

    Tickets for Special Event Park & Ride Service can be purchased on the VIA goMobile app and on game day at the Park & Ride location, using cash or credit.

     

    For more information regarding VIA’s special event service to the Alamobowl, please call (210) 362-2020.

Background

Special Event FAQ

Can I bring a drink on the bus?

In an effort to keep our buses clean and comfortable, VIA asks passengers to refrain from eating food or drinking beverages while on the bus.

Where do I get back on the bus?

You may board the bus at the same point you exited. Park and ride buses are labeled at the top by the front door and top front of the bus as to which location the bus is going. If you have any questions and would to like to make sure you’re on the correct bus, you may ask a nearby supervisor or the bus operator.

When does the last bus leave?

Buses will start returning to park and ride locations immediately after the special event is over, for approximately 30 minutes.

What is the fare?

  • The special event fare is $5 roundtrip for adults (two one-way trips of $2.50 each).

  • A discount fare of $2.50 roundtrip (two one-way trips of $1.25 each) is available for children ages 5-11 as well as senior citizens 62 years and older, Medicare recipients, persons with disabilities, and students with a valid VIA ID.

  • VIAtrans customers ride free. If the VIAtrans customer is accompanied by one companion and/or one authorized personal care attendant, all may ride special event service free of charge.

  • Children ages 4 and under are also free when they are accompanied by an adult.

  • VIA’s monthly passes are not valid for special event service.