Ride VIA Free to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day March on January 15
SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 5, 2018) — Through its continued partnership with Bexar County Commissioners Court to support the Martin Luther King Jr. March in San Antonio, VIA will again provide complimentary bus service for MLK March participants on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018.
“Public transportation has a proud legacy in our nation’s civil rights movement and the continued growth and prosperity of the communities we serve,” VIA President/CEO Jeffrey C. Arndt said. “VIA takes great pride in this partnership to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the 50th anniversary of the MLK March in San Antonio, as we have done for many years.”
Passengers may access free service to the march from 8 to 10 a.m., Monday, at two locations:
Freeman Coliseum, 3201 E. Houston St.(Lot 1)
St. Philip’s College, 1801 Martin Luther King Dr. (Lot 22). Lot 22 is at Montana and Mittman streets.
The drop-off point for service to the march will be on MLK Drive, west of Upland Drive. Buses will return passengers to the original pick-up locations from 12 to 3 p.m. Participants may access return service at Pittman-Sullivan Park, 1101 Iowa St.
For more information about bus service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, call
(210) 362-2020 or visit www.VIAinfo.net.