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City approves changes to VIA bus stops

"Next Generation" shelters coming to eleven locations

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SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio City Council's approval made way Thursday for planned changes at 11 VIA Metropolitan Transit bus stops.

It is part of VIA’s plan to build 1,000 new bus shelters by the end of 2016.

The enhancements at the 11 stops include improved shelters and seating as well as changes to make the stops more handicap-accessible.

Bus stops will undergo changes in the following locations:  

Stop ID Number

Intersection

49539

Culebra @ Zarzamora

19397

S. St. Mary’s & Chavez

89443

Buena Vista & Calaveras

49547

Zarzamora @ Culebra

46966

Vance Jackson near La Manda

93356

Brazos near Chavez

33499

Fredericksburg Road @ French

62446

Nogalitos @ Ripford

39756

McCullough @ Ashby

82383

Nolan between Live Oak and Chestnut

72366

Walters @ Gabriel

VIA has not set dates for when construction should begin at the selected stops, but the transit company says it will notify riders and nearby property owners when a schedule is set.

In the last 12 months, VIA has installed more than 400 new bus shelters.


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