SAN ANTONIO (August 16, 2017) — VIA Metropolitan Transit will implement several service adjustments beginning Monday, Aug. 28, 2017 in order to maintain system efficiency while enhancing the rider experience.
- Ruiz Frequent (79) will be modified to travel westbound from Ruiz Street to 19th Street before continuing on Martin Street. The eastbound trips will travel from Ruiz to 24th Street, then on to Martin and 19th before continuing the regular route back on Ruiz.
- Basse (505) westbound trips will be modified after departing Randolph Park & Ride to travel on Fratt Road and Interchange Parkway before continuing the regular route westbound on Walzem Road.
The following routes will also have minor schedule adjustments: 2, 3, 4, 14, 20, 24, 34, 62, 66, 76, 79, 100, 524, and 640.
New pocket schedules are available online now. Printed pocket schedules will be available at all VIA information centers and on buses. To see how these changes may affect your travel, use the online Personal Trip Planner up to 14 days in advance and enter a trip date later than Aug. 28, 2017. For additional information on the service changes, customers may call (210) 362-2020. Customers also may plan trips, and purchase fares and passes with the new VIA goMobile app. Passengers will simply show their phone screen to the operator when boarding. The free app is available on Apple and Android smartphones. Visit VIAinfo.net/goMobile for more information.
About VIA Metropolitan Transit
VIA provides regional multimodal transportation options that connect our community to opportunity, support economic vitality, and enhance quality of life throughout our region. VIA, recognized by the Texas Transit Association in 2016 as the outstanding Metro Transit Authority of the year, serves 14 member cities and the unincorporated areas of Bexar County, operating seven days a week on 90 routes. Last year, VIA provided 40 million rides across the region. VIA’s AAA bond rating reflects the organization’s sound management and financial practices. Visit www.VIAinfo.net for more information. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
CONTACT: Lorraine Pulido, Ph.D.