News Release

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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Connect Hampton Roads survey nets nearly 14,000 responses

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 reported today that 13,830 respondents participated in the Connect Hampton Roads survey of regional transportation, an unusually high figure that underscores the strong public interest in improving public transit.The survey, which recorded participation from [&hellip

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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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