SAN ANTONIO (May 2, 2018) — VIA Metropolitan Transit reminds the community to “Ride VIA to Vote” on Election Day, Saturday, May 5, 2018 for the Texas joint general, special, and bond election. The “Ride VIA to Vote” initiative provides free public transportation on municipal, state, and federal election days for passengers who present a valid voter registration card to the bus or van operator.
The complimentary service will be available for regular bus service and VIAtrans paratransit service throughout the VIA service area on May 5. Registered VIAtrans customers should schedule their trip in accordance with VIAtrans policies and procedures.
For additional information regarding routes and schedules on Election Day, call (210) 362-2020.
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 2018 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 92 routes. Last year, VIA provided nearly 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.