September 10, 2013
Under “Ride with Respect,” prohibited activities include solicitation; selling goods or services; loud music; spitting; littering; eating on transit vehicles; and fighting. The agency is also increasing its police presence, adding security cameras to vehicles and made available to customers an app to report problems.
August 22, 2013
Keith Parker noted that services need to be fixed in order to gain support for system expansion.
July 12, 2013
Jeffrey Arndt has been VIA’s interim president/CEO since the previous holder of the position, Keith Parker, left last November to head up the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. Arndt came to San Antonio from Houston where he worked for 25 years at the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County.
May 29, 2013
One candidate is interim CEO Jeffrey Arndt, who took over after the departure of Keith Parker, who left to head up Atlanta's MARTA.
October 10, 2012
Citing mainly personal reasons and the great opportunity, VIA President/CEO Keith Parker said he will leave San Antonio to become GM of the Altanta-based agency, starting there by early December.
October 5, 2012
VIA Metropolitan Transit's President/CEO Keith Parker did not immediately accept the job and plans to meet with the VIA Board of Trustees at a special meeting early next week to discuss it.
September 11, 2012
VIA Metropolitan Transit CEO/President Keith Parker confirmed Monday that he's a candidate for the top job at the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority.
May 20, 2009
Witnesses: BART transit officer seemed shocked. Fare evaders exploiting N.Y. MTA bus service. CATS transit chief heads to San Antonio.
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