Entries by Krupa

New improvements to the Via app!

Dear Via-istas, We hope your long weekend was filled with food, friends, and flag-wavin’ fun. We celebrated America’s birthday by making a bunch of improvements to our service and rolling out a brand new Via app! Missed the update? Download it for iPhone and for Android. Here’s a peek at a few of the changes […]

We’ve expanded – Via to 125th St!

Dear Via-istas, The fate of Jon Snow isn’t the only exciting thing happening in The North. Starting tomorrow, June 1st, you can Via anywhere in Manhattan from South Ferry up to 125th St! Whether you need a lift from the 125th St Metro North Station, or you’re headed to the Costco at East River Plaza, […]

Via is here to stay

Dear Via-istas, The City Council has proposed new rules designed to make ridesharing safer, in part by requiring that all drivers pass fingerprint-based background checks. In response, Lyft and Uber are threatening to abandon Chicago. We have a different message: Via is here to stay. We firmly believe our goal — affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly […]

The latest from Via HQ!

Dear Via-istas, There’s so much going on at Via these days! To stay on top of it all, be sure to follow us on Twitter. It’s where we’ll be regularly posting the latest news, hot off the (virtual) press, and awesome limited-time promotions exclusively for our followers. In case you missed it, here are a […]

Via Saturdays are here to stay!

Dear Via-istas, Whether with your mom, grandma, wife, or any other special mother in your life, we hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day. We’ve got a surprise to wrap up your day on a high note: starting this Saturday, May 14th, you can Via every Saturday from now to eternity! That’s right, from now […]

Via this Earth Day and help save the planet!

Dear Via-istas, Every time you choose to ride Via, you make our city smarter, greener, and friendlier. By efficiently utilizing the seats in every Via-cle, we enable tens of thousands of New Yorkers each day to travel using a fraction of the number of cars it would otherwise take. With vehicle usage accounting for nearly […]

Working together to build a greener Chicago

Dear Via-istas, Here at Via, we’re proud to be doing our part for the planet. Because every Via ride is shared, we’re able to move more people using far fewer cars. Cutting down on congestion and emissions means a big win for the planet, as well as for Chicago! This Friday, April 22, is Earth […]

New pricing for the month of April!

Dear Via-istas, You’re our heart and our soul, the butter to our bread, the salt to our pepper. You get what we’re saying. That’s why we’re excited to announce new pricing for the month of April that makes Via in Chicago a better value than ever! Our $3.95 fare applies from 6:30am to 9pm, except […]

New app feature: political pow-wows in your Via!

Dear Via-istas, Today only (April 1st) we’re rolling out a new app feature to celebrate our great democracy. “Political Pow-Wows” is a special Via feature that allows you to share your ride with supporters of a presidential candidate of your choice. Craving a friendly convo with like-minded thinkers? Choose your fave! Looking for a debate […]

Via now starts at 6am (early birds, rejoice!) + $3.95 midday rides

Dear Via-istas, With Via Late Night, we’ve been giving a whole lotta love to our night owls. It’s time for us to do the same for our early birds! Starting tomorrow, Via will operate from 6am to midnight, Monday through Friday. Now that you can get an earlier start to your morning, you’ll have plenty […]

We’re expanding to the West Loop + $3.95 rides continue!

Dear Via-istas, Via service has expanded to the West Loop! To celebrate the launch of our new zone, all rides in Chicago are just $3.95 this week. From Fulton Market and Restaurant Row to Lincoln Park and Wrigley Field, you can cruise in style in a premium SUV for just a couple bucks more than […]