March 12, 2014
This puts the agency on the path toward federal funding for future project phases. Local funding is already in place through a partnership with the City of San Antonio and Bexar County/Texas DOT.
October 17, 2013
Won the South West Transit Association’s Hit the Spot award for its launch of a mobile application for smartphones earlier this year. “Go via VIA,” which provides riders with access to core tools, such as real-time bus arrival information and trip planning, won first place in the Social Media category.
September 25, 2013
The 5.9-mile, $280 million streetcar system will cost $8.5 million a year to operate — the most extensive and expensive route under consideration.
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.
June 24, 2013
The subsidy program covers up to $9 of a Yellow Cab taxi trip taken by a registered VIAtrans customer on a weekday.
April 29, 2013
The FTA’s Environmental Management Systems program will provide assistance to VIA in the form of training workshops, on-site technical support visits, electronic materials and resources, and consultations.
February 28, 2013
Called the Arc, the service was made possible by a $5,000,000 TIGGER grant . The agency bought three electric-powered buses built by Proterra to run the service.
December 18, 2012
The new service features eight stops along a 20-mile corridor that takes riders to the area’s largest employment centers at the newly opened South Texas Medical Center Transit Center and in downtown San Antonio.
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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