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  • Solving the Ridership Gap: Would Free Fare be the Solution?

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  • Making New Connections and Strengthening Current Ones: HRT Supports Transit Advocacy Day 

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  • Combatting Climate Change: HRT Receives Premiere Selection from FEMA

    Visit Hampton Roads Transit to learn about all the ways public transportation positively impacts the environment.

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  • Hampton Roads Transit Legislative Agenda 2024: What to Expect

    Find public transit routes, services and more on Hampton Roads Transit’s website. Start planning your trip now.

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  • HRT Increases Frequency on States Busiest Bus Route

    Adds 12 New Buses to 757 Express Fleet On Monday, November 13, Hampton Roads Transit celebrated the return of 15-minute service during peak hours on the Route 20, the busiest bus route in the Commonwealth. The event was held at the Newtown Road Station. Norfolk State University’s Hot 91.1 got the party started with live […]

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  • Hampton Roads Transit Welcomes Two New Ferry Boats

    In November, Hampton Roads Transit welcomed two new ferry boats to its Elizabeth River Ferry service fleet.  Elizabeth River Ferry VI arrived on November 20. It will replace Elizabeth River Ferry III, which was sold at auction. Elizabeth River Ferry VII, arrived on November 27 and is expected to cover the additional ridership brought on […]

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  • HRT and Naval Station Norfolk Celebrate One Year Anniversary of Base Express 

    Hampton Roads Transit is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Base Express. On December 4, 2023, public transportation returned to Naval Station Norfolk for the first time in decades.  Two routes connect service members and their families, veterans, government employees, and contractors, with major destinations in and around the base. The Gold Route operates seven […]

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  • Agency Begins Bus Signage Pilot Program 

    In October, Hampton Roads Transit began the process of replacing hundreds of bus stop signs. It’s part of a pilot program to standardize HRT’s bus stop signage while optimizing the customer experience, emphasizing visibility, prioritizing sustainability, and minimizing vandalism.  The newly designed signage will replace the multi-sized flag and blade signs with a single panel […]

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  • Regional Transit Agencies Host State of Transit Summit

    In November, Hampton Roads Transit, Williamsburg Area Transit Authority, and Suffolk Transit hosted the State of Transit: Transit Means Business summit at Hub757 in Suffolk, VA.  Approximately 250 people attended this inaugural event. Distinguished guests included Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), Mayor Shannon Glover, Portsmouth, and Mayor Douglas Pons, Williamsburg, along with many other elected and […]

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  • 757 Express Service Expands to Southside

    Hampton Roads Transit is bringing the 757 Express to the Southside. Beginning Monday, November 13, 2023, commuters will have the convenience of being able to catch a bus every 15 minutes on Route 20 during the peak hours of 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. every weekday.  Route 20 is […]

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