SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 14, 2017) — Ring in the new year and celebrate the San Antonio Tricentennial with VIA Metropolitan Transit. VIA will offer convenient and affordable Special Event Park & Ride Service to the Tricentennial Celebrate 300 event Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Downtown San Antonio.
New Year’s Eve Park & Ride Service will be available from Crossroads Park & Ride, 151 Crossroads Blvd., and Madla Park & Ride, 1584 Cantrell Drive. Service to the Tricentennial celebration begins at 3:30 p.m., and return service will continue until 1 a.m. Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.
Special Event Park & Ride Service fare is only $2.50 each way with discounted fares available for children, seniors, students, and active-duty military. Cash and credit cards are accepted at the Park & Ride locations. Customers may also conveniently pre-purchase tickets on the free VIA goMobile app. VIAtrans customers and children under age 5 ride free. VIA bus passes are not valid for Special Event Park & Ride Service.
VIA is the Official Transportation Partner of the San Antonio Tricentennial Celebration. The Special Event Service to Tricentennial Celebrate 300 is the first of several collaborations planned throughout 2018. For more information regarding VIA’s service to Tricentennial Celebrate 300, call (210) 362-2020, or visit sanantonio300.org for event 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 VIAinfo.net for more information. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
CONTACT: Lorraine Pulido, Ph.D.