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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • One Year Anniversary of 757 Express 

    Hampton Roads Transit is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its 757 Express regional transit service. The agency launched Routes 112 and 980 on October 30, 2022. Real-Time Bus info was also rolled out to the public last October, allowing riders to track the location and arrival times of their bus right from their smartphone.  The […]

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  • Why I Ride

    Hampton Roads Transit is rolling out its “Why I Ride” campaign. The campaign includes a series of videos featuring our passengers talking about why they ride public transportation.  The Marketing and Strategic Communications team fanned out across Hampton Roads talking with a broad range of customers: students riding the bus to school, workers hopping on […]

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