There’s a new drive-thru on the South Side’s Pleasanton Road, but it won’t be dishing out burgers and fries.
Bexar County’s tax office on Wednesday unveiled a new $500,000 drive-thru where residents can get license plates and pay their county taxes.
“This is better than Whataburger,” quipped Albert Uresti, Bexar County’s tax assessor and collector.
The project is the first of its kind in the county and was designed primarily to accommodate senior citizens and the disabled, who often have trouble waiting in long lines in the building.
“A lot of our seniors need access,” said Commissioner Sergio “Chico” Rodriguez, who represents the South Side on the county court and vouched for the project. “They don’t have the opportunity to get out of the vehicles to get over there and go inside.”
Two of the lanes are dedicated to senior and disabled residents and one will handle requests from the rest.
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