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Career Fair – May

Searching for Summer Operators,Mechanics, and Summer Supervisors Join us Friday, May 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 509 East 18th Street, Norfolk, Building 4 Are You Seeking? Steady Hours A Stable Organization Room for Advancement Excellent Pay & Fantastic Benefits On the Spot Screening & Interviews! Positions available in Hampton, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach! […]

Hollydazzle 2016!

Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism presents… The 13th annual Hollydazzle, a unique event for Hampton RoadsSaturday, December 3, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.City Center at Oyster Point in Newport News Hollydazzle “Fountains of Light” Show Hollydazzle is a free family event with activities and entertainment leading up to the spectacular BayPort Credit […]

Virginia Beach light rail referendum vote fails in a landslide

By Jordan Pascale The Virginian-Pilot VIRGINIA BEACH – The voters of Virginia Beach have spoken: They overwhelmingly don’t want light rail. No – 57 percent; Yes – 43 percent. With nearly all precincts reporting, 71,458 yes votes were cast to 94,584 no votes. The count is unofficial, but more than 166,000 weighed in on the […]

Labor Day 2016

In Observance Of Monday, September 5th Hampton Roads Transit Buses & Light Rail will operate on a Saturday Schedule The Ferry will operate on a summer Monday Schedule until 5:30pm.  There will only be one Ferry operating from 5:30 p.m. to midnight ALL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES will be closed and the HAMPTON, NEWPORT NEWS, SILVERLEAF & DOWNTOWN NORFOLK […]

Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

Sunday Sept. 4, 2016 Hampton Roads Transit will provide shuttle bus service again this year for participants in the 2016 Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon race.  HRT will carry runners to the starting line from designated points at the Oceanfront and bring runners back to the place where they boarded the bus. Traffic congestion will […]

The Tide’s 5th Year Anniversary Celebration

Unlimited Free Rides for Students on Hampton Roads Transit

By Jesse Scaccia Alt Daily Aug. 1, 2016 If you’re 17-years-old or younger and live in Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, or Virginia Beach, getting around just got a whole lot cheaper. Starting immediately, Hampton Roads Transit is offering unlimited free rides on the bus, ferry, and the Tide to locals up until their 18th […]

Hampton Roads must share the burden and benefit of light rail

Editorial from The Virginian-Pilot July 24, 2016 The Tide loses money. So does the Virginia Beach City Public Schools. So does Interstate 64. So does the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. So do the Chesapeake Police Department, Portsmouth Fire Rescue & Emergency Services and the Western Tidewater Regional Jail. Public services don’t make money. They’re not designed […]