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.
Progreso Financiero disbursed more than one billion dollars over the last eight years. Through its network of more than 110 locations, including one at the HEB at McCreless Mall, Progreso has provided over 700,000 loans to more than 370,000 customers, the majority of whom earn median incomes below $29,000.
The San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) changes lives through the transformative power of information, imagination and ideas. As a community gathering place, the Library plays an important role in the freedom of access to information. In partnership with the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG), the San Antonio Public Library is offering assistance in navigating the Affordable Care Act.
Catholic Charities in partnership with the San Antonio Fire Department, the Society of St. Vincent De Paul, the United Way and the City of San Antonio will host the 18th Annual Project Cool Kickoff 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 3 at Catholic Charities Guadalupe Community Center, 1801 W. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
The San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) changes lives through the transformative power of information, imagination and ideas. As a community gathering place and setting for engaging discussion, SAPL celebrates the cultural diversity of the San Antonio community. During the month of June, we specifically recognize the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on history locally, nationally, and internationally.