SAN ANTONIO (March 8, 2016) – VIA Metropolitan Transit will operate Park & Ride service for baseball fans attending H-E-B Big League Weekend, Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19. The Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals will face off at the Alamodome, 100 Montana St., for the annual exhibition games.
VIA’s Park & Ride service to Big League Weekend will be offered from the Crossroads Park & Ride, 151 Crossroads Blvd. Service will begin at 5 p.m. for Friday’s game and at noon for Saturday’s game. Return service will continue for 90 minutes after each game.
The fare is $2.50 each way with discounted fares available for children, seniors, students, and active-duty military members in uniform or with a VIA Reduced Fare ID. Cash and credit cards are accepted at the Park & Ride location. VIAtrans customers and children under age 5 ride free. VIA bus passes are not valid for this service.
In addition to the Park & Ride service, VIA Primo will be detoured to serve the Robert Thompson Transit Station at the Alamodome, beginning at 5 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday, and continuing for 90 minutes after each game. The regular bus fare of $1.30 will apply, and VIA bus passes will be accepted for trips on Primo.
For more information regarding VIA’s Special Event Service to Big League Weekend, customers may call (210) 362-2020 or visit www.VIAinfo.net.
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