SAN ANTONIO (April 5, 2016) – The public is invited to offer their input on public transportation improvements at a series of open houses hosted by VIA Metropolitan Transit throughout April. VIA will share information at these events about Vision 2040, a community-driven process to update the agency’s Long Range Comprehensive Transportation Plan.

Over the course of the past year, VIA customers and stakeholders, along with residents in the Greater San Antonio Region, have helped develop the region’s vision for the future of public transportation through numerous meetings and participation in multiple surveys. VIA is now seeking continued public participation to prioritize potential transit improvements. The following events are planned:

Monday, April 11, 2016, 6 p.m.
Brooks City Base Board Room
2664 Flight Nurse St.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 10 a.m.
Northeast Senior Center
4135 Thousand Oaks Drive

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 6 p.m.
Converse City Hall
403 S. Seguin Road
Converse, Texas

Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 6 p.m.
VIA Metro Center
1021 San Pedro Ave.

Thursday, April 14, 2016, 6 p.m.
Leon Valley Community Center
6427 Evers Road
Co-sponsored by VIA and the City of Leon Valley

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 6 p.m.
Port San Antonio
907 Billy Mitchell Blvd.

Meeting locations are accessible by wheelchair. Individuals with hearing impairments may request an interpreter 48 hours prior to the meeting by calling TDD (210) 362-2019 or (210) 362-2742. For more information, call (210) 362-2472, or visit

VIA Metropolitan Transit provides public transportation services to 13 cities in the Greater San Antonio Region and the unincorporated areas of Bexar County. VIA operates seven days a week on 90 routes, and provided 41 million rides across the region in 2015. VIA’s mission is to enhance the community’s quality of life by providing regional and customer-oriented public transportation that is dependable, cost-effective and enticing to more riders. VIA’s AAA bond rating reflects the organization’s sound management and financial practices. Visit for more information. Follow us on,, and