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Hampton Roads Transit

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  • HRT holding meetings on Norfolk Naval Station transit extension

    HRT holding meetings on Norfolk Naval Station transit extension
    The team at Hampton Roads Transit is sharing a lot of news on Facebook and Twitter these days. This morning the crew posted the following on Facebook to remind people of the ongoing Norfolk Naval Station transit extension study meetings scheduled for this...
  • Great story on Newport News' aging vehicle fleet

    If you have not read colleague Michael W. Shapiro's story about Newport News' aging vehicle fleet, you should. Shapiro shares the tale of a 1999 Ford Crown Victoria still in use as a police car, and then discusses the city's efforts to upgrade its...
  • HRT operations and oversight committee to meet on Thursday

    HRT operations and oversight committee to meet on Thursday
    The Hampton Roads Transit Operations and Oversight Committee will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday in the second floor board room of the agency’s Hampton headquarters, 3400 Victoria Blvd. in Hampton. The committee will consider a proposal to...
  • Street Smart blog: HRT to suspend service at 8 p.m. Monday because of weather

    Street Smart blog: HRT to suspend service at 8 p.m. Monday because of weather
    Hampton Roads Transit officials announced Monday afternoon that they will suspend all light rail, bus, ferry and para-transit operations at 8 p.m. because of anticipated road conditions on regional streets relating to the snow storm hitting the Hampton...
  • Hampton Roads Transit Commission meets Thursday

    Hampton Roads Transit Commission meets Thursday
    The Hampton Roads Transit Commission will meet at 1 p.m. on Thursday in Norfolk. The commission will consider and vote on a proposal to raise transit fares during its meeting. The agency held a series of public hearings in January and early February...
  • New lights at Newport News bus stops

    New lights at Newport News bus stops
    In his weekly memo to the City Council, Newport News City Manager Jim Bourey on Friday gave an update on efforts to improve lighting at Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) stops. Bourey said there are about 667 bus stops in the city, which are served by 14 bus...
  • HRT to resume bus and paratransit service on Saturday

    Hampton Roads Transit will resume full bus and paratransit services on Saturday, after three days of suspended service. The agency has been working to remove snow and ice from transit centers, shelters and bus stops. Officials said regular Saturday bus...
  • Hampton Roads Transit to keep buses off roads on Friday

    Hampton Roads Transit to keep buses off roads on Friday
    Hampton Roads Transit will keep its buses off the road on Friday, the third day of suspended service after Tuesday’s snow storm. In a press release, officials said “significant amounts of snow and ice remain piled up on the curbs of streets,...
  • Hampton Roads to stay cold Thursday, officials monitoring for possible icy roads

    Hampton Roads to stay cold Thursday, officials monitoring for possible icy roads
    After several inches of snow fell on Hampton Roads Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, some children in Hilton Village kept themselves busy with snowballs, snow cream and sleds. Dave Farrell, 36, an engineer who lives in the neighborhood, worked from...
  • HRT to hold meetings to discuss Virginia Beach transit study

    Hampton Roads Transit is holding two public meetings in February in Virginia Beach on an ongoing  Transit Extension Study for the city. The meetings will be Monday, Feb. 10, 6-1 p.m at the Westin Virginia Beach Town Center, 4535 Commerce St., and...
  • HRT reschedules Hampton public hearing on proposed fare increases

    HRT reschedules Hampton public hearing on proposed fare increases
    Hampton Roads Transit has rescheduled two public hearings in Hampton and Portsmouth on its proposed fare increases because of a winter storm that will hit the region on Tuesday. The Tuesday public hearing set for the Portsmouth Campus of Tidewater...