Governing Board

The Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads is HRT’s governing body. It consists of 13 members, one elected official and one citizen representative from each city served by Hampton Roads Transit, the chairman of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), or a designee. It meets every month at alternating locations between the Norfolk administrative offices, 509 E. 18th St., Norfolk, and 3400 Victoria Blvd., Hampton. Meetings begin at 1 p.m.

TDCHR Representatives
Hampton The Honorable Will J. Moffett (Past Chair) Commissioner Robert R. Harper Jr.
Portsmouth The Honorable Kenneth I. Wright Commissioner Charles B. Hunter
Chesapeake The Honorable Richard W. “Rick” West Commissioner Douglas W. Fuller
Newport News The Honorable Patricia P. Woodbury Commissioner Allen C. Tanner Jr.
Norfolk Commissioner James P. Toscano (Chair) The Honorable Barclay C. Winn
Virginia Beach The Honorable James L. Wood (Vice Chair) Commissioner Linwood Branch
Commonwealth Transportation Board – Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (VDRPT) Jennifer Mitchell Steve Hennessee, alternate

Commission meetings are held every month at alternating locations.

HRT – Hampton District HRT – Norfolk District
3400 Victoria Boulevard 509 E. 18 Street – Bldg. 4
January 22, 2015 February 26, 2015 – Canceled
+March 26, 2015 April 23, 2015
May 28, 2015 +June 25, 2015
July 23, 2015 August 27, 2015
+September 24, 2015 October 22, 2015
*November 12, 2015  +*December 10, 2015
(*) Indicates that the meeting dates changed to second Thursday per amended bylaws.
(+) Indicates public meetings for public comments per bylaws.
(Annual TDCHR Retreat – TBD)

For questions about board’s schedule or agenda, please contact Luis Ramos at 222-6159.

Commission Documents

General Documents

HRT lists on these pages the documents from the three most recent commission meetings. For older content, please call the records management department at 222-6000.

2015 Documents

TDCHR Standing Committees

Audit/Budget Review Committee

The Audit/Budget Review Committee reviews financial statements and performance reports concerning actual expenses and revenues relative to the annual budget on a quarterly basis. It refers those reports to the full Commission. The following commissioners serve on the committee.

Commissioner Charles B. Hunter Portsmouth
Hon. Will J. Moffett Hampton
Commissioner Douglas Fuller Portsmouth
Hon. Patricia P. Woodbury Newport News
Hon. Barclay C. Winn, chair Norfolk
Hon. Jim Wood Virginia Beach
Hon. Richard W. “Rick” West Chesapeake
Hon. Kenneth Wright Portsmouth
Commissioner Jennifer Mitchell VDRPT

Read the Capital Budget and 6-year CIP for rolling stock report as presented to the budget committee on Aug. 28, 2014.

Planning and New Starts Development Committee

The Planning and New Starts Development Committee develops policy and direction for HRT’s major initiatives.  The following commissioners serve on the committee. The committee meets on an ad hoc basis.

Hon. Jim Wood, chair Virginia Beach
Commissioner Linwood Branch Virginia Beach
Commissioner Allen C. Tanner Jr. Newport News
Commissioner James P. Toscano Norfolk
Hon. Rick West Chesapeake
Commissioner Robert R. Harper Hampton
Commissioner Jennifer Mitchell VDRPT

Operations and Oversight Committee

The Operations & Oversight Committee considers proposals from HRT staff on the acquisition of goods and services. It also receives staff reports on system performance. The committee meets the second Thursday of each month, with the exceptions of November and December when it meets the first Thursday of the month. Meetings take place at alternating locations between the Norfolk administrative offices, 509 E. 18th St., Norfolk, and 3400 Victoria Blvd., Hampton.The following commissioners serve on the committee.

Commissioner Douglas W. Fuller, chair Chesapeake
Hon. Kenneth I. Wright Portsmouth
Commissioner Linwood Branch Virginia Beach
Commissioner Robert Harper Hampton
Hon. Will J. Moffett Hampton
Hon. Patricia P. Woodbury Newport News
Hon. Barclay C. Winn Norfolk
Hon. Richard W. “Rick” West Chesapeake
Commissioner Jennifer Mitchell VDRPT
Commissioner Allen C. Tanner Newport News

Executive Committee

The Commission has an Executive Committee that is comprised of all the chairs of the standing committees although any commission member is free to attend. The committee works with the President and CEO to coordinate Commission operations and all functional committees. It meets on an ad hoc basis.

The most recent committee meeting agenda is listed below.

Advisory Committees

Transit Riders’ Advisory Committee (TRAC)
HRT Paratransit Advisory Committee