Icy road conditions Thursday and Friday could cause service delays

VIA Metropolitan Transit is monitoring winter weather forecasts for our service area. Predictions include frigid temperatures and icy conditions overnight and throughout the next 48 hours, beginning Wednesday, February 2.

VIA Offices and Transit Centers will remain open for regular business hours and bus, VIAtrans, and VIA Link services will continue to operate as long as it is safe to do so. There are no planned service disruptions at this time. However, road conditions could be affected as this weather event develops, resulting in possible service and scheduling delays or detours.

Route detours and schedule adjustments due to severe weather will be announced on VIA’s Service Alerts Page and Weather Page, on VIA’s social media channels (Facebook & Twitter), and through local media. Customers can also call the VIA goLine at 210-362-2020 for information. We ask that customers please monitor for service and weather updates, and plan accordingly, including building in extra time for travel and dressing warmly.

Warming Centers will open at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, in San Antonio and Bexar County. Persons needing emergency transportation to an area Warming Center should call 311 toll free to request a trip. VIA is one of several transportation providers supporting local emergency operations. Emergency trips cannot be arranged directly with VIA. Please call 311.

Persons traveling to an area Warming Center using bus service, VIA Link or VIAtrans service, can travel fare-free beginning Wednesday and as long as warming centers remain open. Please alert the operator when boarding the bus or a VIA Link van that you are heading to a Warming Center. Alert your reservation agent when booking a VIAtrans trip.