VIA Park & Ride available to Hemisfair Celebration April 6-8

SAN ANTONIO (March 20, 2018) — VIA Metropolitan Transit will run convenient Park & Ride Special Event Service to the ¡VIVA Hemisfair! 50th Anniversary Celebration at Hemisfair, April 6 – 8, 2018. The affordable and easy-to-use service will run all three days of the celebration from Crossroads Park & Ride, 151 Crossroads Blvd., and Madla Park & Ride, 1584 Cantrell Drive.

Park & Ride Special Event Service will be available from both locations during the following times:
• Friday, April 6, 4:30 – 10:30 p.m.
• Saturday, April 7, 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
• Sunday, April 8, 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Drop-off and pick-up location: Market Street, in the Convention Way Drive.

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.

For more information regarding VIA’s service to ¡VIVA Hemisfair!, call (210) 362-2020, or visit For more information on the event, visit


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CONTACT: Lorraine Pulido, Ph.D.
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