CENTRO CHROMA TOWER CELEBRATED AS NEW LANDMARK FOR THE REGION

By on Wed, September 27, 2017

Centro Chroma Tower, an illuminated beacon at VIA’s Centro Plaza, is a new sculptural landmark for the Region. The tower, created by San Antonio artist Bill FitzGibbons, stands at the corner of Frio and Travis streets at Centro Plaza at VIA Villa. It glows with computerized multi-colored LED lights, serving as a beacon for transit […]

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Hundreds of New or Improved Bus Shelters in Service

By on Wed, September 27, 2017

VIA has added or improved nearly 1,000 shelters throughout the service area, including 30 solar-powered shelters, to make stops safer and more comfortable for customers. An additional 200 solar-powered shelters will be installed in 2018, bringing the total number of sheltered stops in the VIA service area to more than 2,800. By the end of […]

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A busy summer at VIA’s Stone Oak Park & Ride

By on Wed, September 27, 2017

Work on VIA’s Stone Oak Park & Ride reached several construction milestones in summer 2017. The facility will be complete in late 2017 with service beginning in early 2018. In early July, the concrete placement on the garage’s top level was completed. In late July, construction began on the first-floor lobby and waiting area, and […]

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Brooks Transit Center construction to begin by end of the year

By on Wed, September 27, 2017

Construction for VIA’s new Brooks Transit Center will begin in late 2017. The facility planned for the intersection of South New Braunfels Avenue and Sidney Brooks Road, will serve eight VIA routes, including a new Primo route along Military Drive to VIA’s Kel-Lac Transit Center.  The new transit center will feature an air-conditioned waiting space, […]

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S.W. Military Drive Primo Project progressing

By on Wed, September 27, 2017

Improvements underway for VIA’s S.W. Military Primo route will connect the Kel-Lac Transit Center with the planned Brooks Transit Center. The Military Primo project consists of new Primo bus service along S.E. and S.W. Military Highway from South New Braunfels Avenue to U.S. Highway 90 West.  The work is part of VIA’s South/West Corridor Transit […]

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Work has begun on Zarzamora Primo Project

By on Wed, September 27, 2017

Twenty-six new Primo bus stops are being constructed along the Zarzamora Primo route as part of improvements underway for the Zarzamora Street and S.W. Military Primo corridors. Each new stop will feature lighted shelters with seating, free 4G LTE WiFi, a digital screen with next-bus arrival information, and a security camera system. Various sidewalk, driveway, […]

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Public Hearing Notice

By on Mon, June 12, 2017

The Board of Trustees of VIA Metropolitan Transit will hold a public hearing to receive comments on a proposed ACQUISITION OF TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT EASEMENTS on each of the properties identified below for the purpose of placing transit amenities that will serve patrons using the VIA Metropolitan Transit System, including the VIA Prímo line being […]

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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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