November 13, 2019

VIA Partners with Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner to Offer

Complimentary Service for Seniors 55 or Older


SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 12, 2019) — VIA Metropolitan Transit is proud to partner once again with the Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner to provide complimentary transportation for senior citizens. The annual holiday tradition provides more than 24,000 meals, prepared and served by volunteers on Thanksgiving Day. Seniors (ages 55 or older) can enjoy complimentary rides to and from the event at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. The dinner will be from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


The transportation, provided courtesy of event organizers, includes regular line service, as well as VIAtrans service for registered patrons. When boarding, passengers who inform the operator that they are attending the Jimenez Dinner, and present a VIA Senior Citizens ID card or identification with proof of age, ride free. Guests who ride VIAtrans will be dropped off and picked up at 900 E. Market St. Seniors who would like additional information regarding routes and scheduling on Thanksgiving Day may call (210) 362-2020.




About VIA Metropolitan Transit

VIA provides regional multimodal transportation options that connect our community to opportunity, support economic vitality, and enhance quality of life throughout our region. VIA, recognized by the Texas Transit Association in 2018 as the outstanding Metro Transit Authority of the year, serves 14 member cities and the unincorporated areas of Bexar County, operating seven days a week on 96 routes. Last year, VIA provided nearly 37 million rides across the region. Visit for more information. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.




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