News Release

HRT Board Agrees to Rebuild 28 Buses, replace Oceanfront Trolley fleet

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 01/26/15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: Jan. 22, 2015 Contact: Tom Holden Norfolk, VA - Hampton Roads Transit’s governing board agreed on Thursday to spend $5.39 million to rebuild 28 buses as part of a continuing effort to upgrade portions of its transit fleet. The vote is the second in as many months to address the increasing [&hellip

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HRT to Temporarily Relocate Downtown Bus Transfer Center

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 01/26/15

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: January 12, 2015 Contact: Tom Holden , 757-222-6183 (o) 757 676-2616 (c) Norfolk, VA – The Wood Street transfer station, the largest of the southside bus transfer centers, will move temporarily on January 26th to accommodate utility construction associated with a new transfer center now under construction downtown. The transfer means [&hellip

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Tidewater Community College returns to GoPass365

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 12/11/14

Norfolk, VA – Students, instructors and employees of Tidewater Community College will be eligible to participate in the GoPass365 transit program starting in the 2015 Spring Semester, Hampton Roads Transit announced today. The return of the community college system will provide thousands of resident’s unlimited access to bus, light rail and ferry services. “Welcome back [&hellip

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HRT Repowers 38 buses and orders two new ones for Improved Reliability

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 12/11/14

Norfolk VA – Hampton Roads Transit will repower 38 transit buses and buy two new buses next year as part of its on-going program to rebuild its bus fleet and improve system reliability. The agency’s governing board on Thursday voted to spend $2.4 million on the repower effort and $867,598 for the new buses. A [&hellip

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Holiday Express to Launch During Grand Illumination

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 11/18/14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: Nov. 17, 2014 Contact: Tom Holden , 757-222-6183 (o) 757 676-2616 (c) Norfolk, VA – Hampton Roads Transit is proud to support The Up Center this holiday season through the annual Holiday Express campaign. For the past three holiday seasons, HRT, BOB FM radio and 13NewsNow TV have joined with local [&hellip

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