SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 6, 2017) — Complimentary bus service is available for participants of the Martin Luther King Jr. 30th Anniversary March on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.

Passengers may access free service to the march between 8 and 10 a.m. at two locations:

• Freeman Coliseum, 3201 E. Houston St. (Lot 1)
• St. Philip’s College, 1801 Martin Luther King Dr. (Lot 22). Lot 22 is at Montana and Mittman streets.

The drop-off point for service to the march will be on MLK Drive, west of Upland Drive.

Buses will return passengers to the original pick-up locations between noon and 3 p.m. Participants may access return service at Pittman-Sullivan Park, 1101 Iowa St.

“VIA takes great pride in partnering with the community to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,” VIA President/CEO Jeffrey C. Arndt said. “We are reminded of the important role public transportation has played to advance civil rights in our nation and are honored to provide service to this important community gathering.”

Visit VIA’s information booth at Pittman-Sullivan Park after the march to learn about programs and services, talk with VIA staff, and play for valuable prizes.

For more information about bus service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, call (210) 362-2020 or visit

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