December 7, 2019, 1pm PST
An initial lack of success of transportation pilot projects isn't always an indicator of long-term viability in a rapidly shifting transportation landscape, according to this article.
October 11, 2019, 12pm PDT
Similar to microtransit on demand programs in other cities, Los Angeles' ongoing experiment is proving to be very expensive (for the public) for the benefit of very few riders.
August 14, 2019, 11am PDT
The company hopes that a broader service area and discounted rides will help people better access transit services.
May 2, 2019, 11am PDT
Via will now operate in a much larger portion of Chicago.
January 29, 2019, 11am PST
The Los Angeles County metropolitan Transportation Authority announced the launch of a one-year pilot program for on demand ridesharing, otherwise known as microtransit.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
April 16, 2018, 5am PDT
A new fee on trips made in ride-hailing and other for-hire vehicles and taxis in much of Manhattan was approved by the New York State legislature as part of the budget legislation. Plans for future tolls on cars and trucks weren't included.
March 7, 2018, 1pm PST
Arlington is the first large city in the nation to ditch public transit for a private ride-sharing service. A pilot program operated by Via Transportation has operated successfully since launching service in December, charging riders $3.
November 27, 2017, 8am PST
The Federal Transit Administration has offered the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority a $1.35 million grant to partner with ridesharing app Via on first-last mile solutions.
November 15, 2017, 8am PST
Via Transportation Inc is picking up where Bridj left off—offering on demand ride sharing in cities in California and Texas.
December 18, 2015, 6am PST
There's more than one way to meet demand for transportation options.
August 4, 2014, 12pm PDT
San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor is calling for a "pause" on the city's proposed streetcar. Meanwhile a charter amendment from project opponents could be headed to the ballot and a county judge has called for the project to be put on hold.
October 20, 2011, 10am PDT
VIA Metropolitan Transit Company met with the city council regarding future plans involving a new streetcar line. According to Vianna Davila, "VIA must drastically change its streetcar proposal if it wants the city to help pay for the project."