Icy road conditions and possible delays/detours expected Thursday and Friday

VIA Metropolitan Transit will provide fare-free rides to area warming centers as long as they remain open during the extreme weather.

Persons traveling to or from an area Warming Centers using Bus service; VIA Link in the northwest, northeast, and south zones; or VIAtrans service, can travel fare-free beginning Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022, and as long as warming centers remain open. Alert the operator when boarding the bus or a VIA Link van that you are heading to a Warming Center listed below. Alert your reservation agent when booking a VIAtrans trip.

            ♦ Normoyle Community Center, 700 Culberson Ave., 78225

            ♦ South Side Lions Senior Center, 3303 Pecan Valley Drive, 78210

            ♦ Garza Community Center, 1450 Mira Vista, 78228

Persons with disabilities and/or elderly individuals 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.

VIA continues to monitor forecasts and travel conditions that could impact VIA services, including frigid temperatures and icy roads.

Bus, VIAtrans, and VIA Link services will continue to operate as long as it is safe to do so and there are no planned service disruptions at this time. Route detours and schedule adjustments due to severe weather will be posted on our Severe Weather page, our Service Alerts page, on VIA’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), and through local news.

We ask that customers please monitor for service and weather updates, and plan accordingly, including building in extra time for travel and dressing warmly. Customers can also call the VIA goLine at 210-362-2020 for information.