VIA to Host Public Hearings
Written by KROV News Department on January 23, 2019
Proposed Route Changes
VIA to Host Public Hearings for Proposed Route Changes
Innovative mobility-on-demand service on list of transportation enhancements
SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 23, 2019) – VIA Metropolitan Transit will host four public hearings to seek the community’s input regarding service improvements proposed for implementation on May 6, 2019.
The hearings will be held on the following dates. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. All hearings begin at 6 p.m., with a presentation and overview.
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019
Thousand Oaks Library, 4618 Thousand Oaks Drive
Served by routes 14 and 502
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
VIA Metro Center, 1021 San Pedro Ave.
Served by routes 3 and 4
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019
Brentwood Middle School, 1626 Thompson Place
Served by routes 62 and 524
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019
The Tool Yard, 10303 Tool Yard
Served by route 502
The following service changes are proposed:
· 100 Prímo – Downtown portion of the route will be modified, and some downtown stops will be moved.
· 515 Southcross – Long-term detour will operate on VFW between South Presa and Mission.
· 640 Valley Forge – Route will be replaced by mobility-on-demand service pilot project.
· 641 Knollcreek – Route will be replaced by mobility-on-demand service pilot project.
· 642 Nacogdoches – Route will be replaced by mobility-on-demand service pilot project.
Comments may be submitted at the public hearings or in writing through 5 p.m., February 22, 2019, to be included in the public record. A court reporter/transcriber will be available to accept verbal comments. Written comments may be mailed to Attention: Government & Community Relations – May 2019 Service Changes c/o VIA Metropolitan Transit, P.O. Box 12489, San Antonio, Texas 78212, or emailed to GCR@viainfo.net.
VIA meeting facilities are wheelchair accessible. Persons with hearing impairments may request an interpreter 48 hours prior to the meeting by calling TDD (210) 362-2019 or call VIA Government & Community Relations at (210) 362-2389.
About VIA Metropolitan Transit
VIA connects our community to opportunity, supports economic vitality, and enhances 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.