Megan Stringer
May 12, 2023 - News

You can buy VIA bus tickets with Uber app in San Antonio

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Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

Next time you open the Uber app looking for a ride, you'll also have the option of buying bus fare in San Antonio.

Driving the news: VIA Metropolitan Transit this week began offering the choice to purchase bus tickets directly in the Uber app.

Summer at San Antonio International Airport expected to be busy

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Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

If you're flying this summer, buckle up.

Driving the news: Airlines, aviation officials and the Transportation Security Administration are all telegraphing an alarming message for travelers: Flying is shaping up to be an absolute nightmare, Axios' Alex Fitzpatrick reports.

San Antonio lawmakers push for nonstop flight to D.C.

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San Antonio area lawmakers and business leaders are pushing for a nonstop flight from San Antonio International to Reagan National Airport. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

San Antonio leaders are pushing for a nonstop flight from San Antonio International to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport just outside D.C.

What's happening: Led by Republican Rep. Chip Roy, who represents parts of San Antonio and the Hill Country, Texas officials are arguing a "perimeter rule" at Reagan National is hurting our tourism and economy. The bipartisan push includes Rep. Joaquín Castro (D-San Antonio), Axios D.C.'s Cuneyt Dil reports.

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