Ridership demand, COVID response are factors in adjustments set for Monday, January 11

VIA Metropolitan Transit will implement the following service adjustments beginning Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 to keep San Antonio moving safely into the new year. As part of ongoing efforts to assess and adapt to changes brought on by COVID-19, VIA is closely monitoring ridership demand and making alterations to maintain safe, reliable service. This includes adding frequency to routes that continue to see high ridership, adjusting routes with low ridership, and modifying others based on changing road conditions.

Route 103 Primo Zarzamora – Frequency will be increased on Saturdays to every 12 minutes, and minor adjustments will be made to the rest of the schedules.
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Route 515 Southcross – Route will be modified to run from S.W. Military Drive to Holder Avenue instead of Bynum Avenue, and then to King Avenue before resuming the regular route on Bynum.
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Route 524 General McMullen Frequent – Route will be modified in two areas. The route will travel on Morning Glory between Beverly Drive and Woodlawn Avenue instead of on St. Cloud. In addition, the route will operate from S.W. Military to New Laredo Highway to King before continuing the regular route to Bynum.
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Route 552 Loop 410/W.W. White Skip – The current essential service level will be made permanent. The route will continue operating every 15 minutes Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and every 30 minutes at all other times.
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Route 647 North Star/Harry Wurzbach – Route is being modified to accommodate a new turnaround location.
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Minor schedule adjustments will be made to routes 20, 25, 64, 96, 503, 604, 606, 607, 618, and 648. Click on each route to see the upcoming changes.

The following routes will continue to be suspended:

♦ Joint Base San Antonio Routes 16 and 65
♦ VIVA Routes 11, 40, and 301
♦ Routes 7, 48, 54, 70, and 631
♦ Extensions of routes 4 (Blossom), 25 (Royal View), 30 (St. Hedwig), 36 (Elmendorf School), 42 (Losoya), 515 (Walters), and 632 (IDEA)

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 Jan. 11, 2021. For additional information on the service changes, customers may call (210) 362-2020. Customers also may conveniently plan trips, and purchase fares and passes with the new VIA goMobile app. Passengers can 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.

Safe Riding Reminders:

♦ Face coverings are required inside VIA facilities and on VIA vehicles.
♦ VIA recommends paying touch-free through the VIA goMobile app.
♦ Please maintain social distancing while riding VIA services.
♦ Avoid riding when feeling ill.