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Announcements

ADA Going Strong at 30
https://gohrt.com/2020/07/ada-going-strong-at-30/

The Americans With Disabilities Act reached deep into American life to improve the way Americans with disabilities live, work and play, and its impacts are felt and seen nearly everywhere.

HRT Response to Coronavirus
https://gohrt.com/2020/03/hrt-response-to-coronavirus/

Hampton Roads Transit has taken the following steps in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CDC Situation Summary
https://gohrt.com/2020/03/cdc-situation-summary/

Information updated frequently by the CDC.

TRAFFIX Works For All Of Us
https://gohrt.com/2020/01/traffix-works-for-all-of-us/

TRAFFIX is putting green commuting on the map through its efforts to promote transportation alternatives that help to protect the environment. Established in 1995, TRAFFIX is a Transportation Demand Management program that helps decrease traffic congestion during peak travel times by giving commuters options other than driving alone to work. Working with area employers and […]

Light Rail Safety
https://gohrt.com/2020/01/light-rail-safety/

Operation Lifesaver, Inc. (OLI), a nationwide non-profit public safety program, awarded Hampton Roads Transit a grant in July to promote rail safety and public awareness campaigns.

New Training Equipment Helps Keep the Fleet Running
https://gohrt.com/2019/09/new-training-equipment-helps-keep-the-fleet-running/

The Engine Training Sled is the latest tool for bus operations maintenance personnel to learn the ins and outs of working on bus transit powertrains.

Remembering Evelyn Butts
https://gohrt.com/2019/04/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 […]

It’s January, What Better Time to Think of Air Conditioning
https://gohrt.com/2019/01/its-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
https://gohrt.com/2019/01/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
https://gohrt.com/2019/01/hrts-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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