News Release

HRT to host two Public Meetings on Elimination of Bus Routes

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 04/3/14

Norfolk, VA – Hampton Roads Transit will host two public meetings in Norfolk this month to receive public comment on the proposed elimination of local bus routes 16 and 17. The routes are being marked for elimination following a decision by the Norfolk City Council to discontinue funding for them because of low ridership. Rt. [&hellip

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HRT Announces Additional Public Meetings on Naval Station Norfolk Transit Study

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 03/19/14

Norfolk, VA – Hampton Roads Transit and the City of Norfolk will host two additional public workshops this month on the Naval Station Norfolk Transit Extension Study.  Three similar meetings were held in February and because of public demand, a decision was made to extend the public input period. The study hopes to identify potential transit [&hellip

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HRT Board Approves Fare Increase Phased-in after Customer Input - Higher fares take effect in July

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 02/27/14

Norfolk, VA – The governing board of Hampton Roads Transit on Thursday voted to increase fares for bus, rail, ferry and paratransit services as part of an on-going plan to strengthen the agency’s finances. The vote was 9-0. Starting in July, the basic adult cash fare for bus, light rail and ferry trips increases to [&hellip

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Public Workshops Announced for Naval Station Norfolk Transit Study

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 02/19/14

Norfolk, VA – Hampton Roads Transit and the City of Norfolk will host three public workshops this month on the Naval Station Norfolk Transit Extension Study. The study hopes to identify potential transit corridors to link The Tide with Naval Station Norfolk. The February workshops build upon earlier workshops held in June and September when [&hellip

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HRT To Hold Virginia Beach Transit Extension Study Public Meetings

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 02/5/14

Norfolk, VA- Hampton Roads Transit announced it will hold two public meetings this month to provide an update on the Hilltop area alignment alternative capital cost and the preliminary results of the environmental analysis for the Virginia Beach Transit Extension Study (VBTES). The meetings dates are: Monday, February 10, 2014 – 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Westin [&hellip

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