Downtown river boats offers commuters ride to work

GO RIO offers less expensive, environmentally friendly way to work

SAN ANTONIO – Go RIO San Antonio River Cruises launched a boat-shuttle service for local residents and commuters on Monday. 

The boat ride is a non-stop, one-way ride in areas between the Pearl and Mexican Manhattan and Casa Rio restaurants. Commuter express boats will operate Monday through Friday, from July 2 to Oct. 31. 

The boat departs from the Pearl at 7 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. and drops passengers off at either Casa Rio or Mexican Manhattan.  The boat will pick up commuters from Casa Rio and Mexican Manhattan back  to the Pearl at 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Commuters can buy passes for $25 online

The first 100 people to purchase a commuter pass will receive two Go RIO Narrated Cruise tickets.

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