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VIA to host public hearing for proposed route changes

Hearing will be held March 3

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SAN ANTONIO – VIA Metropolitan Transit will host a public hearing at 6 p.m. on March 3 at VIA Metro Center at 1021 San Pedro Ave. to seek the community's feedback regarding proposed route changes.

Following are the proposed service changes that are scheduled for implementation June 6:

  • 7 Sightseer Special - Route will be replaced by a new route to provide more direct connections among Southtown, the King William Historic District, the downtown area, Pearl and Broadway. Schedules will be adjusted to provide increased frequency of service and extended hours along some stops.
  • 22 Hays Frequent - Route will be interlined with Route 70.
  • 42 Roosevelt - Route will be extended to provide service to Missions San Juan, Espada, Concepción and San José.
  • 70 Cesar Chavez - Route will be interlined with Route 22.
  • 301 Red Circulator - Route will be modified to provide east and west connections between Centro Plaza and the Robert Thompson Transit Station. The route will continue to travel east on Houston Street to Bowie Street, with service adjusted to return westbound on Travis Street.
  • 305 Blue Circulator - Route will be replaced by a new route to provide more direct connections among Southtown, the King William Historic District, the downtown area, Pearl and Broadway. Schedules will be adjusted to provide increased frequency of service and extended hours along some stops.
  • 333 The E - Route will be replaced by a new route to provide more direct connections between Southtown, the King William Historic District, the downtown area, Pearl and Broadway. Schedules will be adjusted to provide increased frequency of service and extended hours along some stops.
  • 614 Hidden Cove/Kel-Lac - Route will be extended to serve Pearsall Park on Old Pearsall Road.

In addition to the above service changes, the following routes will have minor schedule adjustments: 9, 10, 14, 22, 43, 44, 70, 79, and 640.

The VIA Board of Trustees will consider the proposed changes at the scheduled March 22 meeting.

Comments may be submitted at the public hearing or by email at GCR@viainfo.net. They can also be mailed in writing to the following address:

Community Relations - June Service Changes
c/o VIA Metropolitan Transit
800 W. Myrtle
San Antonio, Texas 78212

Comments must be received by 5 p.m. on March 4.

For more information, call 210-362-2389 or click here.


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