News Release

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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Transit Services Key to Every Day Mobility

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 08/29/14

Norfolk, VA (Aug. 28, 2014) – Public Transit continues to play a central role in the working lives of Hampton Roads residents with nearly 84 percent of all trips taken on transit considered “essential,” according to a new Origin and Destination Survey from Hampton Roads Transit. The survey, conducted every three years, aims to help the [&hellip

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HRT Wins Grant for Another Ferry

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 07/25/14

Norfolk, VA – Hampton Roads Transit has been awarded a $4.4 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration to replace the second of three aging Elizabeth River ferries and make improvements to docks and fare collection equipment on the ferry system. HRT currently has money set aside to replace one existing ferry from a previous [&hellip

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Transit Relief for Tunnel Congestion

For Immediate Release - Contact: Tom Holden, Public Affairs Officer | Post Date: 07/2/14

Norfolk, VA – Expanded bus service between Portsmouth and Norfolk begins July 6 to help people cross the Elizabeth River faster, more frequently and provide a toll-free option. Customers of local routes 44, 45 and 47 will find additional service into the evenings and on weekends under an agreement that provides Hampton Roads Transit with [&hellip

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