San Antonio City Councilman John Courage (D9) said he has worked since his election to create larger police academy classes, work on equitable city funding, and to share his interest in innovative mass transit options with his fellow Council members.
If you live in San Antonio, chances are you drive a car to and from work. And chances are, according to new estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau, you’re also driving alone.
In the wake of Harvey, an estimated 1 million cars were flooded, leaving many in a car-dependent city with fewer options for getting around it.
City Council members heard plenty about a need to boost VIA Metropolitan Transit service during its B session on Wednesday.
Houston’s METRO mass transit service gets a full cent from its main sales tax, with a quarter of that going to local general mobility projects.
A City committee is still undecided on how to improve funding for VIA Metropolitan Transit’s operations after analyzing San Antonio’s infrastructure needs, but the reallocation of public funds to the tune of about $10 million is still an option on the table.
City leaders say a collaborative effort is needed to help the San Antonio area stave off a costly non-compliance designation for new ozone air pollution standards.
VIA Metropolitan Transit riders can now start their online days the moment they step onto the bus, thanks to the expansion of free WiFi services on all VIA buses and facilities.
Accessibility is arguably one of the biggest hallmarks of a major city.
The VIA Metropolitan Transit board of trustees will meet Tuesday to consider updating VIA’s fare policy to include a minority and low-income disparate impact policy.