Paratransit Advisory Committee

The Paratransit Advisory Committee was formed in 2002 and provides a communication link between the TDCHR, persons with disabilities who use or may use HRT’s services, and service providers to the disabled community on matters related to Paratransit service within HRT’s service area.

For information on membership and responsibilities, please read the Committee Guidelines.

  • A “consumer” is an individual, or parent, guardian or caregiver of an individual with a disability, who is certified eligible for ADA Paratransit services and has been using the Paratransit services of the Commission during the past six months.
  • A “provider” is an agency, organization, member jurisdiction, or company that has been providing services to persons with disabilities during the past six months.

To contact a Committee Member:
E-mail paratransitdept@hrtransit.org and indicate the Committee Member.

For more information:
Call (757) 222-6087
Or e-mail paratransitdept@hrtransit.org.

For alternate communication services:
Contact Keith Johnson at (757) 222-6100.

Subcommittee meetings begin at 12:00 p.m. Regular meetings begin at 1:00 p.m.

Committee Members

  • Paul Atkinson Jr. (Chair), Chesapeake, Provider
  • Linda Gurley (Vice-Chair), Hampton, Provider & Consumer
  • (Open), Chesapeake, Consumer
  • (Open), Chesapeake, Consumer
  • Benjamin Farmer Jr., Hampton, Consumer
  • Denice Wilkins, Hampton, Consumer
  • Patricia Brown, Hampton (Extra Member), Consumer
  • Alicia Griffin, Newport News, Consumer
  • Troy Bowser, Newport News, Consumer
  • Catherine Tyler-Northan, Newport News, Provider & Consumer
  • Rene` Rogers, Norfolk, Consumer
  • Thomas Hewitt, Norfolk, Consumer
  • Travis Webb, Norfolk, Provider & Consumer
  • Deloris Haywood, Portsmouth, Consumer
  • Saundra Hunter, Portsmouth, Consumer
  • Krystol Greene, Portsmouth, Provider
  • Janice Taylor, Virginia Beach, Consumer
  • Nancy Smith, Virginia Beach, Consumer
  • Mary Mathena, Virginia Beach (Extra Member), Consumer
  • Brian Trickler Virginia Beach, Provider
  • (Open), Extra Member
  • Jeff Raliski, HRTPO, Ex-Officio
  • Hon. Jimmy Gray, TDCHR, Commission Chair
  • Brad Hunter, TDCHR, Commission Liaison
  • Keith Johnson, HRT, Liaison

Upcoming Meetings

Past Meetings

  • Jan 2020
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  • Feb 2020
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  • Mar 2020
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  • Apr 2020
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  • May 2020
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  • Jun 2020
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  • Jul 2020
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  • Aug 2020
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  • Sep 2020
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  • Oct 2020
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  • Nov 2020
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  • Dec 2020
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