Uber, Lyft, and other ride-hailing companies will continue to operate in San Antonio under a four-year plan that allows optional fingerprint background checks.
Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Russell “Russ” J. Handy will be the City of San Antonio’s new Aviation Department director.
City staff presented City Council with a number of rule changes for both rideshare and more traditional transportation services on Wednesday.
In the face of uncertainty about funding from federal and State governments, communities are taking it upon themselves to fund public transportation.
Since public and private investments started pouring into the urban core in this, the so-called “decade of downtown,” property values are up, day and night time amenities are plenty, and casual strolls are part of every day life.
Mayor Ivy Taylor and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff are teaming up to put together a task force to research and investigate the deficits of San Antonio’s airport to determine future needs.
Council will consider changes to the ordinance that regulates taxi, limousines, and other vehicles for hire in an attempt to “level the playing field.”
A new partnership between VIA and Communities in Schools aim to eliminate the variable of transportation so students can focus on health at home and achievement in school.
City staff has drafted an ordinance, outlining how the City would fund VIA with $2.2 million in 2018 and $6.5 million in 2019.
A forthcoming panel discussion will explore how autonomous vehicles will influence the physical and business environment in San Antonio.