Ride VIA fare-free to the 36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. March on Monday, Jan. 16. VIA Metropolitan Transit’s complimentary bus service for march participants is back to support the nation’s largest MLK holiday procession as the City of San Antonio’s celebration honoring the Civil Rights leader returns with in-person events.

Service to the 2023 March

Passengers may access free service to the march from 8 to 10 a.m. on Monday at two locations:

♦ Freeman Coliseum, 3201 E. Houston St. (Lot 1)

♦ St. Philip’s College, 1801 Martin Luther King Dr. (Lot 22). Lot 22 is at Montana and Mittman streets.

The drop-off location for service to the march will be on MLK Drive, west of Upland Drive.

Return Service from the March:

Buses will return passengers to the original pick-up locations from noon to 3 p.m. Participants may access return service at Pittman-Sullivan Park, 1101 Iowa St.

The community is invited to visit the VIA tent at Pittman-Sullivan Park from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., near the YMCA Parking Lot, where the vintage Dreamliner bus will be parked for viewing. VIA team members will be on site to share information about VIA programs and services, including the Keep SA Moving plan and ongoing projects designed to improve public transit options throughout San Antonio and Bexar County.

For more information about bus service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, call (210) 362-2020