Rep. Will Hurd (R-Helotes) and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff were on hand for the event as VIA officials ran through a list of smart transit initiatives it has introduced in the past few years.
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.
Bexar County wants to survey its employees to see if they would take advantage of a stipend for taking rideshares or e-scooters to work.
If you’re planning on staying in the area this Labor Day, here are a few things to keep in mind.
On average, 76 percent of San Antonio commuters take a car, truck, or van to work alone, according to the latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau 2016 American Community Survey.
In July, Bexar County housed 1,951 of the state’s 16,995 foster care youth in private and group homes, emergency shelters, and residential treatment centers.
Starting Monday, June 25, several downtown bus stops and routes will be moved as the City of San Antonio begins work on several street improvement projects.
You can help determine the future of public transportation by attending one of VIA’s eight open house events throughout the rest of June.