SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 24, 2016) – VIA Metropolitan Transit’s proposed operating budgets for Fiscal Year 2016-17 are available to for public comment, beginning Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
The draft budget can be viewed online. The documents are also available upon request from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, at VIA’s Marketing & Promotions office at The Grand, 123 N. Medina St.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at the VIA Metro Center, 1021 San Pedro Ave. The VIA Metro Center is served by routes 3 and 4. The public hearing will include a presentation and a public comment period. Anyone wishing to offer comments at the meeting will be required to sign up in person before the public comment period begins.
Comments may also be submitted online using the online comment form. Online comments will be accepted through midnight on Sept. 7, 2016. Written comments may be submitted by mail and postmarked by Sept. 7, 2016 to: VIA Metropolitan Transit, Customer Service, 1021 San Pedro Ave., San Antonio, TX 78212.
The VIA Metro Center is accessible by wheelchair. Persons with hearing impairments may request an interpreter 48 hours prior to the meeting by calling TDD (210) 362-2019. For information and questions regarding the proposed operating budgets, please contact Customer Service at (210) 362-2020.
VIA Metropolitan Transit serves 14 cities in the Greater San Antonio Region and the unincorporated areas of Bexar County. VIA operates seven days a week on 91 routes and provided 42.2 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 www.VIAinfo.net for more information. Follow us on www.Facebook.com/VIATransit, www.Twitter.com/VIA_Transit, and www.Instagram.com/VIATransit.