November 2021 Service Changes
On Sunday, November 14, the following changes will be implemented.
Route 6 South Norfolk: Schedule
Route 6 will be extended in Chesapeake to provide a one-seat ride between Summit Pointe in Chesapeake and downtown Norfolk. Route 6 will no longer deviate onto State Street, Indian River Road, and Main Street, but will instead provide a more streamlined service via Liberty Street. Route 13 will replace Route 6 service along Campostella Road between Atlantic Avenue and Military Highway traveling to Robert Hall.
After serving Robert Hall, Route 6 will continue down Battlefield Blvd and terminate at Executive Boulevard and Eden Way (Summit Pointe).
Route 13 Campostella Road: Schedule
Route 13 will be realigned to operate via Liberty Street to Border Road to Stalham Road to Fireside Road to Wingfield Avenue to Parkside Drive to Campostella Road to Robert Hall. After serving Robert Hall, Route 13 will continue south on Battlefield Boulevard and terminate at Executive Boulevard and Eden Way (Summit Pointe).
Service along Bethel Road, Harling Drive, Mayon Drive and Wingfield Avenue will be eliminated to provide more streamlined service on Border Road. Route 13 will replace service lost by Route 6 along Campostella Road between Atlantic Avenue and Military Highway traveling to Robert Hall.
Route 14 Battlefield Boulevard: Schedule
Route 14 is realigned to cover the eliminated Route 55. Route 14 will serve Robert Hall, Greenbrier Mall, Summit Pointe, and the Chesapeake Municipal Center. The current diversion to River Walk Parkway via Great Bridge Boulevard will be eliminated on Route 14; Great Bridge Boulevard will continue to have service via the realigned Route 58. After serving Robert Hall, Route 14 will serve Military Highway, Old Greenbrier Road, Greenbrier Parkway, Greenbrier Mall, Crossways Boulevard, Eden Way / Executive Boulevard, Volvo Parkway, and Battlefield Boulevard. Route 14 service on Battlefield Boulevard between Robert Hall and Volvo Parkway will be replaced with the extended Routes 6 and 13 service. On the southern end, Route 14 service will terminate at the Municipal Center; service to TCC Chesapeake and Walmart will be provided on the realigned Route 58.
Route 15 Military Highway: Schedule
All trips to Chesapeake will serve Robert Hall only. Route 15 will no longer serve Greenbrier Mall.
Route 20 Virginia Beach Boulevard: Schedule
Route 20 will be realigned to serve Newtown Road light rail station via Kempsville Road and Newtown Road instead of going up and down Kempsville Road in both directions.
Route 21 Little Creek Road: Schedule
Route 21 will be modified to operate through Naval Station Norfolk Monday through Friday during AM and PM peak hours only (6AM-9AM & 3PM-6PM).
(Update 11/12/21) This change has been temporarily placed on hold until further notice. The Route 21 will continue providing service to the Naval Exchange Mall via Hampton Blvd.
Route 24 Kempsville Road: Schedule
Route 55 Greenbrier Circulator
Route 55 will be eliminated. Its service will be covered by the realigned Route 14, providing more connections to other destinations within Chesapeake. Route 14 will serve Robert Hall, Greenbrier Mall, Summit Pointe, and the Chesapeake Municipal Center.
Route 58 Bainbridge Boulevard: Schedule
Route 58 will continue to serve Liberty Street and Seaboard Avenue, but rather than looping back to Robert Hall, Route 58 will instead continue onto Great Bridge Boulevard, serving the area eliminated from the realigned Route 14, and continue along Cedar Road to serve the Chesapeake Municipal Center, TCC Chesapeake, and Walmart. Route 58 will not deviate onto River Walk Parkway like the current Route 14 does, but a new stop will be added at the western intersection of the two roads to serve the neighborhood & community center.
Route 108 Bland Boulevard: Schedule
Route 108 will be extended from Patrick Henry Mall to Fishing Point, Christopher Newport University and Riverside Regional Medical Center, providing service to areas along the southern portion of the eliminated Route 116 Monday through Friday
Route 111 Thomas Nelson: Schedule
Service will be extended up Jefferson Avenue to Denbigh Boulevard and terminate on Woodside Lane, covering a portion of the eliminated Route 116. On Sunday, Route 111 will operate the short turn between Denbigh (Woodside Lane) and Berkley Village.
Route 112 Jefferson Avenue: Schedule
Route 112 will be extended to Lee Hall to cover service loss by the elimination of Route 116. With stops at Newport News Transit Center, Orcutt Avenue/81st Street, Fishing Point, and Patrick Henry Mall. Service to Lee Hall will be provided hourly Monday through Saturday.
Route 116 Patrick Henry/Lee Hall
Route 116 will be eliminated. The extended Route 108 will connect Patrick Henry, Fishing Point, Christopher Newport University and Riverside Monday through Friday. Service on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard west of Jefferson Avenue will also be covered by Route 108. Route 111 will connect Denbigh (Woodside Lane), Patrick Henry and Fishing Point. Service along Jefferson Avenue to Lee Hall will be covered by Route 112.
MAX Route 960 Norfolk/Virginia Beach: Schedule
Route 960 will be realigned to serve Virginia Beach Town Center (Bus Stop # 1243, Columbus & Central Park) and provide service along Pacific Avenue to 32nd Street. Route 960 fare will be lowered to that of regular fixed-route service. Route 960 will be reclassified as Limited Stop Commuter Service
MAX Route 961 Norfolk/Hampton/Newport News: Schedule
Route 961 fare will be lowered to that of regular fixed-route service and the route will be reclassified as Limited Stop Commuter Service.
MAX Route 967 Norfolk/Chesapeake/Newport News: Schedule
The 6:08 am trip from Military Highway Light Rail Station to Newport News Shipyard will be eliminated due to low ridership.
New MAX Route 980 Norfolk/Chesapeake/Suffolk: Schedule
Route 980, will provide between Downtown Norfolk Transit Center and the Amazon facility in Chesapeake and Suffolk with stops at County Street and Victory Crossing in Portsmouth. Note: Although this route was scheduled to start Nov 14, it will be delayed until further notice.