| October 20 2014 - VIA bus driver stabbed|
SAN ANTONIO — A bus driver for VIA Metropolitan Transit was stabbed Monday afternoon as he was walking back to agency headquarters after finishing his work for the day. The alleged attacked appears to have been random, said Sgt. Javier Salazar, a Police Department spokesman. The bus operator had been relieved from his shift as a driver on VIA's red trolley route, which travels through downtown.
| October 15 2014 - Mobility Ventures to Showcase New Luxury MV-1 at Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association Ann|
SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobility Ventures LLC, designer and manufacturer of the acclaimed MV-1—, the only American vehicle purpose-built and designed from the ground up in support of people who use wheelchairs—is pleased to announce its attendance at the Annual Convention & Tradeshow of the Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association (TLPA) in San Antonio, Texas, Oct ...
| October 12 2014 - Protesters demand closure of Karnes residential facility|
Numbering close to 100, members of the protest came by bus and cars from Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and Houston to vent their frustrations against the detention center, which is operated under contract by GEO Group Inc. for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The demonstration comes on the heels of allegations made earlier this month that women at the center were sexually abused by staff ...
| October 06 2014 - Former Bridge City man dies in head-on crash|
Fox 4 News - A former Bridge City resident is dead after, investigators say, a school bus driver failed to stop at a stop sign, causing a head-on crash involving an 18-wheeler. The crash happened Friday outside San Antonio. Bexar county investigators say 62-year-old Larry Dean Salsbury -- a former Bridge City resident -- died after an 18-wheeler hit his car head-on. ...
| October 05 2014 - Texas bus driver arrested after fatal accident|
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A school bus driver is being accused of causing a traffic accident that resulted in a man's death. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office alleges that Wayne ran a stop sign early Friday, causing the driver of the 18-wheeler to swerve into an oncoming lane and slam head-on into a car.
| October 26 2014 - School Bus Erupts In Flames|
A close call for a school bus driver in San Antonio, Texas. He smelled something burning, and before he knew it, flames erupted under the hood.
| October 22 2014 - Bus wreck sends passengers to the hospital|
SAN ANTONIO — VIA bus riders were taken to nearby hospitals Monday afternoon, after the bus collided with a pickup truck near the Alamodome. The bus driver flew forward ... and a young man tried to grab two little girls but one slid under, Hines recalled, pointing to an ice pack as she pointed out that she also was injured.
| October 03 2014 - With streetcar scuttled, VIA board gets back to bus basics|
SAN ANTONIO — VIA Metropolitan Transit trustees voted Tuesday to shift money away from the agency's ill-fated downtown streetcar system to an array of bus-related projects, including bus stop improvements, a south/west bus rapid transit line and money for new Park & Rides on the rapidly growing North and Northwest sides. Trustee David Marne voted no, saying streetcar should remain in VIA's short ...
| October 02 2014 - VIA board chair: 'Disappointed but optimistic'|
On the job as VIA board chair for five months, it fell on former San Antonio City Manager Alex Briseno to put off the transit company's controversial streetcar project, pending an Aug. 25 vote by its board members. Briseno said he is “disappointed but optimistic.” His announcement Friday, with many of VIA’s 2,000 employees as a backdrop, came within days of the city of San Antonio withdrawing ...
| July 24 2014 - Free bus rides offered to SAHA summit attendees|
SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio Housing Authority Education Summit attendees can ride VIA transit for free Saturday to the Freeman Coliseum Exposition Hall. Adrian Lopez, director of community development initiatives, said while the summit is not open to the public, the fare-waiver for attendees helps children and their families attend the summit. SAHA spokeswoman Angela Johnson said 289 students will ...
| July 11 2014 - Tour bus breaks down, strands dozens of seniors|
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Department of Public Safety is now investigating a tour bus that broke down on Interstate 17 in Phoenix Thursday afternoon, stranding a group of seniors in the heat. The Liberty Charters bus was on its way back to San Antonio from Las Vegas when it began having mechanical issues, DPS Officer Carrick Cook says. The bus was carrying 30 passengers, most of them seniors ...