By webmaster on Sat, August 29, 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 […]
By VIA on Sun, January 11, 2015
Significant progress is being made on Phase II of this important new transit facility. In the plaza area the structural steel frames on the south canopy are beginning to go up. The irrigation system and underground utilities are being completed. On the surrounding streets we are in the process of installing new light poles, reconstructing […]
By VIA on Mon, September 15, 2014
VIA Metropolitan Transit celebrated progress on its Centro Plaza Friday with a ceremonial groundbreaking on the second phase of the project, which includes a state-of-the-art transit plaza. VIA leaders also announced the relocation of its executive offices to the adjacent historic depot building. Phase II of the Transit Center will be completed in Fall 2015 and […]
A Smart Move
The Centro Plaza (formerly referred to as the Westside Multimodal Transit Center) will be a hub for various VIA transportation services, including an anticipated Austin-San Antonio commuter rail, inter-city bus service and taxi service. Located on the near West Side, the facility will improve accessibility to the city’s Central Business District, UTSA Downtown Campus and University Health System’s Robert B. Green Campus. The site will also include a modern plaza to facilitate route transfers, alleviate congestion and encourage new mixed-use development opportunities.