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Alternate Transportation

Need to get somewhere but don’t have a vehicle? Alternate transportation is available for UTSA students and staff through a variety of options.


This ride sharing program provides an opportunity to reserve a car short-term, for as little as one hour or as long as a day. Two Zipcars are located in Resident Lot 1, just outside the Roadrunner Café entrance. Visit for more information or to join.

VIA Metropolitan Transit System

VIA provides public transportation throughout the city of San Antonio. Information about routes, scheduling, special services, and fares is available at


Let someone else to take the wheel on the way to Austin, Dallas, Houston, Baton Rouge, or New Orleans. Check out


Biking is a great way to get to work and class: it's the perfect infusion of fun, healthy energy to get you where you need to be. Register your bike with Campus Services. Looking for a way to get around San Antonio? Check out B-Cycle San Antonio, a bike sharing program in downtown San Antonio.

Bicycle responsibly by using signals at intersections and being alert of roadway hazards.


Did you know those extra seats in your car could save you money? AACOG’s ride sharing program makes finding a carpool easy. Check out their website to get started. Reduce your maintenance and repair bills by leaving your car at home occasionally, and let someone else drive. Once you find a carpool, register your official carpool with the university.

Taxi Service

In a hurry? Call a cab. Options in San Antonio include,,


Get your feet on the street! Walking is the easiest option to get you to school with a smile on your face. Each step saves you gas money and a lot of stress--and earns steps on your FitBit! UTSA shows its real beauty when you see it close-up. Say goodbye to the woes of traffic and searching for parking. Say hello to your new favorite time of day.