Why Mobility
Matters

CONNECTING
PEOPLE TO JOBS
AND OPPORTUNITY

To help address anticipated population growth and potential economic changes, the Keep SA Moving plan will:

  • Connect essential workers to jobs and workforce training
  • Provide service that connects people to regional job centers
  • Expand options that offer independence for elderly and people with disabilities 
  • Connect students to educational opportunities 

POPULATION GROWTH

San Antonio ranks second nationally in growth, adding 20,824 residents between 2017 and 2018.

In 2020, we reached over 2 million population, years ahead of some forecasts. By the year 2040, we are expected to grow by another 1 million+.

Based on this population growth, it’s anticipated that there will be:

About 800,000 new jobs
in the San Antonio area


1 MILLION+ new vehicles


82% increase in travel time
if population increases continue as predicted

WHO RIDES VIA?

Most use VIA
5-7
days a week
72%
are employed (usually full time) and work at least 1 weekend day
60%
of riders use
VIA to get to work
Most cannot
work from
home
58%
have no motor vehicle in the household
67%
live below
the federal
poverty line
“Who is the Rider” Survey, 2019