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Centro Chroma Tower
 – Shining a New Light on Public Transportation

By on Thu, April 28, 2016

Photo by Josh Huskin ABOUT CENTRO CHROMA TOWER Centro Chroma Tower features a computerized, color-changing, LED light system that illuminates the skyline. It is the centerpiece of VIA’s multi-million dollar transit center that opened in the fall of 2015. The piece was commissioned by the architecture firms of Perkins Eastman and Ford Powell & Carson, […]

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Public Hearing set for VIA’s South/West Corridor Transit Improvements Initiative

By on Wed, April 13, 2016

On April 26, 2016, VIA Metropolitan Transit will conduct a regular board meeting beginning at 5 p.m. in the Eskridge Community Room located at the VIA Metro Center, 1021 San Pedro, San Antonio, Texas.  The VIA Board of Trustees will hold a hearing during this meeting, seeking public comments on the South/West Corridor Transit Improvements […]

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Progress on Brooks Transit Center

By on Wed, April 13, 2016

The Brooks Transit Center project, a state-of-the-art passenger facility, will support travel demands in the city’s rapidly growing Southeast Side.  The transit center will be located on Brooks City-Base in the northwest quadrant of South New Braunfels and Sidney Brooks.  As the site design nears completion, construction is anticipated to begin in the summer of […]

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Participation and comments welcome through March 18

By on Mon, February 29, 2016

There is still time to participate and give input on the VIA Primo Proposed improvements, which were presented at two public meetings in February. The meeting presentation is available on video below, along with all the resource documents and displays from the meetings. Please review the materials and provide comments on the proposed Primo routes, station […]

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Patron Amenities Update

By on Thu, January 28, 2016

VIA is adding 1,000 sheltered bus stops to provide customers a comfortable and weather-protected waiting area. VIA provides bus service for more than 40 million trips each year within a 1,226-square-mile service area.  In October, VIA installed more than 300 shelters. A program goal of 1,000 new shelters citywide was set in mid-2014. Another 150 […]

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Military Drive and Zarzamora Street – Two new bus-based corridors set for improvements

By on Thu, January 28, 2016

VIA Metropolitan Transit is expanding Primo service as part of the SmartMove Program’s South/West Corridor Transit Improvements initiative.  These corridors are anchored by the Crossroads Park & Ride to the north, the Madla Transit Center on the south, the Kel-Lac Transit Center to the west, and the future Brooks Transit Center to the east.  New […]

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Centro Plaza at VIA Villa Begins Operations

By on Thu, January 28, 2016

VIA Metropolitan Transit celebrated the completion of its flagship SmartMove Program project, Centro Plaza at VIA Villa with a Dedication Ceremony on November 20 and a Community Celebration on November 21. The modern transit hub, anchored at Houston and Travis streets, is a state-of-the-art facility serving the Greater San Antonio Region. Centro Plaza is the […]

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VIA’s Centro Plaza Nears Completion

By on Wed, November 11, 2015

VIA Metropolitan Transit will hold a dedication ceremony on Friday, November 20 to mark the completion of Centro Plaza, the agency’s newest, state-of-the-art transit hub. This ceremony will include an original poem offered by Texas State Poet Laureate Dr. Carmen Tafolla. The dedication ceremony will be followed by a community celebration on Saturday, November 21. […]

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VIA bus service to begin serving Centro Plaza Nov. 2

By on Mon, November 2, 2015

Beginning Monday, Nov. 2, several VIA bus routes will be rerouted to serve Centro Plaza, the second phase of the VIA Villa development. The construction in Centro Plaza at 909 W. Houston St. is nearing completion, and the plaza will be fully open by late November. As the construction activities wind down, the following bus […]

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Progress for VIA’s Centro Plaza, key West Side developments

By on Fri, August 28, 2015

Exciting new transit connections and innovations will anchor future VIA Villa In 2014, VIA moved its executive offices to the repurposed historic International & Great Northern Railroad Station, now named The Grand. VIA’s new transit hub, Centro Plaza, at Houston and Travis streets, will anchor a community soon to be known as “VIA Villa.” A […]

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