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Written by VIA Transit on Jul 01, 2014
VIA Metropolitan Transit released the results of a study that examined the economic impact a modern streetcar system would have on the local economy, and the conclusions show that the investment of $280 million in the system will see a return of billions over the next 25 years. The study was conducted by the SABÉR Institute of St. Mary’s University and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce under the supervision of Steve R. Nivin, PhD, who is the director and chief economist for the institute.
Written by VIA Transit on Jun 16, 2014
VIA Metropolitan Transit will hold two public hearings to receive comments from citizens regarding proposed route changes scheduled to take effect Sept. 2, 2014. The hearings will be held on the following dates: Monday, June 30 6:00 p.m. St. Philip’s College, Campus Center – Heritage Room 1801 Martin Luther King Drive Wednesday, July 2 6:00 p.m. VIA Metro Center 1021 San Pedro Avenue  The proposed changes are as follows:
Written by evrard on May 30, 2014
REPLAY:  Video of the State of the District delivered by Congressman Joaquin Castro representing Texas' 20th District, a long-standing West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce tradition. Thanks to underwriting from the West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, NOWCastSA webcast live from El Tropicano Hotel's Coronado Ballroom in Downtown San Antonio and you can replay the video here on this page.  Replay video below:
Written by evrard on May 15, 2014
REPLAY VIDEOS: To gain resident feedback prior to the development of the Proposed Budget, the City hosted Pre-Proposed Community Budget Work Sessions at various locations throughout the City from May 19 to May 22, 2014 (replay videos below).
Written by evrard on May 12, 2014
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 13 for the live webcast of the West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce's Council Series Breakfast with District 7 Councilman Cris Medina. Thanks to underwriting from the West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, you can watch the webcast right here on this page, live or later.