VIA Metropolitan Transit launches new and improved goMobile+ app
The launch of the new app will enable riders in the Texan city to purchase tickets for VIA services including buses, VIA Link and VIAtrans, the city’s paratransit service.
The new app will enable riders to purchase tickets for the bus in San Antonio through their smartphone
VIA Metropolitan Transit of San Antonio has announced the launch of its improved VIA goMobile+ fare payment mobile app. Riders will be able to purchase mobile fares anytime, anywhere, using either the new goMobile+ app or Transit app, which combines real-time trip planning with payment in the app for thousands of VIA riders use every month.
VIA says the goMobile+ app features an improved user-friendly design in English and Spanish, and stronger security features. Riders can visit any VIA Transit Center and use cash or card to buy mobile tickets or add funds to their account to be used in the goMobile+ or Transit apps. Later this year, the operator says the app will integrate expanded payment options that will allow users to load value onto the app with cash at hundreds of local retailers.
“VIA is committed to bringing modern technology and payment options to our customers by introducing ticketing in goMobile+ and Transit app,” said VIA President/CEO Jeffrey C. Arndt.
“In doing so, we are providing the best technology platforms that will enable our customers to plan and pay for multi-modal trips in San Antonio. And with both apps allowing the use of credit card or cash payments, we are offering more solutions to help connect our customers with work, school, shopping and more.”
VIA says customer will be able to purchase tickets for any of its services, including its buses, VIA Link, VIAtrans (paratransit service), and Special Event Service. The improved goMobile+ app replaces the existing goMobile app, and aims to make the ticket purchasing process easier, safer and more convenient. The goMobile+ app is free to download on Apple and Android devices.
Customers can continue using existing purchases on the previous goMobile app until 1 September 2021, but will need to create a new account on the goMobile+ app. Tickets are not transferable to the new app. For questions about app purchases, visit VIAinfo.net/gomobileplus or call 210-362-2020.