State of Transit event celebrates 45 years of VIA service

Mayor Ron Nirenberg, VIA leaders give updates about VIA’s future

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Mobility Coalition’s 2023 State of Transit event was held Tuesday to honor 45 years of VIA service to San Antonio.

Mayor Ron Nirenberg and VIA leaders gave updates about VIA and its future projects.

A progress update on the voter-approved Keep San Antonio Moving plan featured key updates on the opening of the first Advanced Rapid Transit corridor, the VIA Rapid Green Line set to open in 2027 and VIA Link service zones.

Keep SA Moving projects are designed to deliver people faster and farther using mass transit options.

About the Authors:

Mason Hickok is a digital producer trainee at KSAT. He graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a communication degree and a minor in film studies. He also spent two years working at The Paisano, the independent student newspaper at UTSA. Outside of the newsroom, he enjoys the outdoors, walking his dogs and listening to podcasts.