VIA offers free rides to MLK march

SAN ANTONIO - VIA Metropolitan Transport will provide complimentary bus service to those participating in Monday's Martin Luther King, Jr. march.

Passengers can access the free service to the march starting at 8 AM Monday morning from two locations: at the Freeman Coliseum Lot 1 at 3201 E. Houston St, or from St. Philip's College Lot 22, located at 1801 Martin Luther King Dr. Passengers will be dropped at MLK Drive, west of Upland Drive.

Pick-up service will run until 10 AM.

After the march, VIA buses will return to the original pick-up locations from 12 to 3 p.m. The return service picks up passengers at Pittman-Sullivan Park, 1101 Iowa St.

“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 in a statement. 

More information about bus service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day is available at VIA's website, or by phone, (210) 362-2020.

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