By Santiago Reyes
SAN ANTONIO–San Antonio is a big city, Our lady Of The Lake University Student Leadership and development office is offering students a way to transport themselves around the city for free.
A bus pass is placed on the back of an OLLU students ID for free entry for any time any route on any San Antonio public Via Trans bus. VIA offers an application to track bus routes on the go, You will always have an easy way to reach your destination.
Free to any student in room 25 in the Worden building, this alternative transportation is perfect for students that don’t have a car. Commuting to downtown? Save yourself a parking fee or an Uber fee. Student Ashante Rouska says that she “needs a bus pass” She feels using the VIA buses will help her lower her transportation spending and one less stress as a driver. As tuition increases it is great that the university is adding small details for students to enjoy, makes the college experience more enjoyable. It is nice to see OLLU looking out for their students and taking them into consideration.
According to VIA Tran’s wed-sight, there are a total of 81 local routes, with a total of 500 plus buses. About 36 million trips are made each year which is Perfect for serving the OLLU community. Students walk your way down to Worden room 25 and get yourself a free bus pass.