VIA opens 'first of its kind' park and ride in Stone Oak

VIA opens 'first of its kind' park and ride in Stone Oak Park (SBG San Antonio)

VIA Metropolitan Transit is celebrating the grand opening of its Stone Oak Park & Ride facility.

VIA says the facility is the first of its kind for VIA and the largest in the system. The location offers about 400 free parking spaces in a four-story structure that comes with modern amenities such as an air-conditioned transit waiting area, full-service Customer Information Center, vending area, BiblioTech kiosks, and real-time bus information.

Features also include bicycle amenities, a security system, storm water management features to protect the Edwards Aquifer, and electric car-charging stations powered by CPS.

The facility will provide the first direct connection from a transit facility to High-Occupancy Vehicles (HOV) lanes in our area when TxDOT complese the U.S. Highway 281 expansion .

The park and ride is an option for anyone traveling from Stone Oak to the Medical Center and Downtown, with service on Route 7 Stone Oak Express and Route 503 Huebner Crosstown.

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