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The Source: Improving Mass Transit In San Antonio

A file photo of a VIA bus in San Antonio.
Ryan Loyd | Texas Public Radio
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A VIA bus makes a stop in downtown San Antonio.

After San Antonio city leaders pulled the plug on the biggest mass transit project in several generations–streetcar–many are looking to VIA, the city-wide transit system, to still find ways to more efficiently move people around. 

City Council Member Rey Saldaña, determined to get a ground-level view, took the bus and only the bus for a month. Now he has some ideas on how to improve it.

Guest:

  • Rey Saldaña, district 4 City Council Member
Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org and on Twitter at @paulflahive