VIA plans to expand its Prímo services and increase frequency along several routes.
The money will be used to build a new operating and maintenance facility for transportation serving people with disabilities.
The buses, which run on electric batteries, will replace diesel-fueled buses in an attempt to reduce emissions.
VIA on Wednesday discussed ideas which resemble those being discussed in ConnectSA's pursuit for a new multimodal mass transit system.
Since 2014, VIA Metropolitan Transit has worked to increase the number of shelters at stops its ridership uses frequently.
VIA's new Five Points Transfer Area features renovated shelters with charging stations for electronic devices, public art, and new landscaping.
The program includes VIVA Culture, Missions, and Centro routes. VIVA Centro is the most popular of the three routes with a frequency of 10 to 15 minutes.
VIA goMobile was released free of charge on the iOS and Android application stores on June 27.