Remembering Evelyn Butts

Evelyn Butts was a seamstress from the Oakwood section of Norfolk who rose to regional prominence in the 1960s during the fight to overturn Virginia’s poll tax, a fee imposed on poor, mostly black, citizens when they tried to vote. In the Jim Crow South, barriers to advancement were numerous and forcing the poor to […]

Holiday Schedule for George Washington Day

Monday, February 18 All HRT services (Bus, MAX, Light Rail, Ferry) will operate normally, except for the Military MAX Routes 919, 922, 973 and 974. Service for the Military MAX routes will resume on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. The Customer Service Call Center will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Transit Center Information […]

The MAX – Park Less. Text More.

The MAX, or Metro Area Express, is a regional express service connecting commuters to cities across Hampton Roads. It offers an economical, stress-free, fast ride to work. When you ride the MAX, don’t worry about parking. Save money on gas, tolls and wear and tear on your vehicle. Related See all MAX Routes See current […]

Career Fair February 2019

We are looking for Mechanics, Bus Operators (FT), Seasonal Operators (PT), and Summer Cleaners On the Spot Screening and Interviews Positions available in Hampton, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach Apply Now! Paid Training CDL License Preparation Course Room For Advancement Excellent Pay and Fantastic Benefits $2,500 Mechanic Sign-On Bonus for all newly hired Mechanics $1,000 Sign-On […]

It’s January, What Better Time to Think of Air Conditioning

Engines and transmissions may be critical to a well-functioning transit bus, but few systems can compete with HVAC for meeting the creature comfort needs of operators and customers. Mechanic Zinna Chappelle, holding the filter, and Larry Hill, in the background People naturally don’t think much about HVAC until it’s hot and muggy during the summer […]

Transforming Public Transportation

HAMPTON ROADS is lagging in economic growth compared to other regions in Virginia and across the United States. While there’s no one solution to unleashing the region’s potential, maintaining and improving our transportation systems is certainly key. Thankfully, Hampton Roads is making progress on many transportation projects that have been long overdue. This includes widening […]

HRT’s Snow Route Plan

If the forecast calls for six inches of snow or more, Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) will announce its decision to cancel all transit service or operate snow routes by 2:00 p.m. as it relates to HRT’s next service day. When the snow plan is activated, HRT will reduce service to include only core bus routes […]

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