PACE Bikes Return to Norfolk

PACE bikes are back in downtown Norfolk after a winter’s rest. Rolled out in mid-March, the familiar white bikes with the cheerful basket up front have been overhauled to ensure they’re in good working order, and the program this year has been updated to include new features. New Features This year there’ll be 200 bikes, […]

Route 23 to Service IKEA

Beginning Sunday, May 19… Route 23 will provide service to the new IKEA located at 1500 IKEA Way in Norfolk. Service will operate every 30/60-minutes Monday through Saturday from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., and Sunday every 60-minutes from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more information, click here for a PDF schedule, or […]

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 […]

Jersey Day at HRT

The staff of Hampton Roads Transit show their support for their favorite football teams.

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 […]

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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