PEOPLE TO JOBS
To help address anticipated population growth and potential economic changes, the Keep SA Moving plan is designed to offer mobility options that would:
- 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
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?
days a week
are employed (usually full time) and work at least 1 weekend day
of riders use
VIA to get to work
have no motor vehicle in the household