Governing Board

The Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads, HRT’s governing body, consists of 13 members, one elected official and one citizen representative from each city served by Hampton Roads Transit, the chairman of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), or a designee. It meets every month at alternating locations between the Norfolk administrative offices, 509 E. 18th St., Norfolk, and 3400 Victoria Blvd., Hampton. Meetings begin at 1 p.m.

TDCHR Representatives
Hampton The Honorable Will J. Moffett (Chair) Commissioner Robert R. Harper Jr.
Portsmouth The Honorable Kenneth I. Wright (Past Chair) Commissioner Charles B. Hunter
Chesapeake The Honorable Richard W. “Rick” West Commissioner Douglas W. Fuller
Newport News The Honorable Patricia P. Woodbury Commissioner Allen C. Tanner Jr.
Norfolk Commissioner James P. Toscano (Vice Chair) The Honorable Barclay C. Winn
Virginia Beach The Honorable James L. Wood Commissioner Linwood Branch
Commonwealth Transportation Board – Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (VDRPT) Jennifer Mitchell Steve Hennessee, alternate

Commission meetings are held every month at alternating locations.

HRT – Hampton District HRT – Norfolk District
3400 Victoria Boulevard 509 E. 18 Street – Bldg. 4
January 23, 2014 +February 27, 2014
+March 27, 2014 April 24, 2014
May 22, 2014 +June 26, 2014
+July 24, 2014 August 28, 2014
+September 25, 2014 October 23, 2014
*November 13, 2014  +*December 11, 2014
(*) Indicates that the meeting dates changed to second Thursday per amended bylaws.
(+) Indicates public meetings for public comments per bylaws.
(Subject to change)

For questions about board’s schedule or agenda, please contact Luis Ramos at 222-6159.

Commission Documents

General Documents

HRT lists on these pages the documents from the three most recent commission meetings. For older content, please visit the commission’s public records page here.

November 2014 Documents

October 2014 Documents

September 2014 Documents

TDCHR Standing Committees

  • Audit/Budget Review Committee

The Audit/Budget Review Committee reviews financial statements and performance reports concerning actual expenses and revenues relative to the annual budget on a quarterly basis. It refers those reports to the full Commission. The following commissioners serve on the committee.

Charles B. Hunter, chair Portsmouth
Hon. Will J. Moffett Hampton
Hon. Kenneth I. Wright Portsmouth
Hon. Patricia P. Woodbury Newport News
Hon. Barclay C. Winn Norfolk
Linwood Branch Virginia Beach
Hon. Richard W. “Rick” West Chesapeake
Robert R. Harper  Hampton

Read the Capital Budget and 6-year CIP for rolling stock report as presented to the budget committee on Aug. 28, 2014.

  • Planning and New Starts Development Committee

The Planning and New Starts Development Committee develops policy and direction for HRT’s major initiatives.  The following commissioners serve on the committee.

Hon. Jim Wood, chair  Virginia Beach
Hon. Douglas W. Fuller Chesapeake
Allen C. Tanner Jr. Newport News
James P. Toscano Norfolk
Linwood Branch Virginia Beach
Robert R. Harper Hampton
Charles B. Hunter Portsmouth
Jennifer Mitchell VDRPT
  • Operations and Oversight Committee

The Operations & Oversight Committee considers proposals from HRT staff on the acquisition of goods and services. It also receives reports on system performance measures. The committee meets the second Thursday of each month, with the exceptions of November and December when it meets the first Thursday of the month. Meetings take place at alternating locations between the Norfolk administrative offices, 509 E. 18th St., Norfolk, and 3400 Victoria Blvd., Hampton.The following commissioners serve on the committee.

Douglas W. Fuller, chair Chesapeake
Hon. Kenneth I. Wright Portsmouth
James P. Toscano Norfolk
Hon. Will J. Moffett Hampton
Hon. Patricia P. Woodbury Newport News
Hon. Barclay C. Winn Norfolk
Allen C. Tanner Jr. Newport News
Hon. John E. Uhrin Virginia Beach
Hon. Richard W. “Rick” West Chesapeake
Steven Hennessee VDRPT

November 2014 Operations and Oversight Committee Package

October 2014 Operations and Oversight Committee Package

September 2014 Operations and Oversight Committee Package

August 2014 Operations and Oversight Committee Package (2)

  • Executive Committee

The Commission has an Executive Committee that is comprised of all the chairs of the standing committees although any commission member is free to attend. The committee works with the President and CEO to coordinate Commission operations and all functional committees. It meets on an ad hoc basis. 

  • Advisory Committees

Transit Riders’ Advisory Committee (TRAC)
HRT Paratransit Advisory Committee