News Release

New Paratransit Contracts Offer Promise of Improved Service

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 10/30/14

Norfolk, Va. – The board governing Hampton Roads Transit approved on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, two contracts valued at about $38.5 million for paratransit services to disabled customers in Hampton Roads. The first contract went to MV Transportation in the amount of $34.7 million to provide services to carry customers on their various destinations, while [&hellip

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HRT Now Has Snow Routes

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 10/30/14

Norfolk, VA – Hampton Roads Transit has developed a series of emergency snow routes that will be used in the event regional snowfall exceeds six inches and forces severe reduction in service. The routes are a first for the agency and will augment existing procedures to address the more routine issue of local flooding caused [&hellip

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New Transit Fares Set for Oct. 5

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 09/29/14

Norfolk, VA – The base cash fare for local bus, rail, and ferry services will increase on Sunday, October 5, 2014. The cost of a one-way trip increases to $1.75 – from the current $1.50 – while a 1-Day GoPass increases to $4.00, from the current $3.50. GoPass fares allow customers to ride all local transit [&hellip

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Try Transit Week Sept. 15-19

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 09/10/14

  Norfolk, VA – The average household spends 18 cents of every dollar on transportation and nearly all of that is for common car expenses. Taking transit, even a few days a month, can help you save some of your hard-earned money. September 15-19 is Try Transit Week, an annual statewide event co-sponsored by Hampton Roads [&hellip

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Two Public Meetings Planned for Beach Transit Study

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 09/9/14

Norfolk, VA – Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) will host two public meetings this month to review the latest information about the Virginia Beach Transit Extension Study (VBTES). The meetings will take place at these locations from 6-7:30 p.m.: • Sept. 22, the Renaissance Academy, 5100 Witchduck Road, Virginia Beach. This location is near stops for [&hellip

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