Students spend just pennies a day and never worry about parking with convenient pass

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 27, 2017) — Area students can save money, study for class, and surf the web for just pennies a day with a $38 VIA Semester Pass. The convenience and savings are available to all students in grades K-12 and enrolled in area colleges, universities, and trade schools. For less than the cost of a tank of gas, local students can ride VIA anytime, on any regular service bus, and they enjoy free 4G LTE WiFi throughout the semester, from January 1 to July 31.

The Semester Pass is on sale now and can be purchased at any VIA Information Center. To obtain a Semester Pass, a student must show proof of current registration or proof of enrollment in an accredited degree plan, proof of a paid or partially paid tuition bill, and a school photo ID. If a student does not have a photo ID, VIA can issue one for a $2 fee at the VIA Metro Center, the Downtown Information Center, the Kel-Lac Transit Center, the South Texas Medical Center Transit Center, the North Star Transit Center, and the Crossroads Park & Ride.

Students attending any of Alamo Colleges may visit the Bursar’s Office to pick up a Semester Pass, which is included in tuition fees. Students at the University of Texas at San Antonio Main Campus may purchase a Semester Pass at the Roadrunner Express Store. University of the Incarnate Word students may purchase a Semester Pass at the Student Activity Center Information Desk.


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 for more information. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.‬

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