News Releases

Strong Growth in Ridership
https://gohrt.com/2022/12/strong-growth-in-ridership/

In just under two months, monthly ridership on the newly expanded Route 112 in Newport News and Hampton has grown significantly.

HRT Wins Light Rail Safety Grant
https://gohrt.com/2022/12/hrt-wins-light-rail-safety-grant/

One of the nation’s leading advocates for rail safety has awarded Hampton Roads Transit a $20,000 grant to help promote light rail safety awareness and education.

757 Express Is Here
https://gohrt.com/2022/12/757-express/

The 757 Express is envisioned as a mix of high-frequency, express and limited-stop bus services, connecting commuters to major employment destinations.

100 Shelters and Counting
https://gohrt.com/2022/12/news-100-shelters-and-counting/

HRT has installed more than 100 bus shelters since February.

Introducing the 980 Express
https://gohrt.com/2022/10/introducing-the-980-express/

A new, limited-stop bus service begins Sunday (10/30) connecting the Amazon warehouses in Chesapeake and Suffolk to the Downtown Norfolk Transit Center in Norfolk.

NEWS: New Buses for Express Service
https://gohrt.com/2022/09/news-new-buses-for-express-service/

HRT officially welcomed 24 new buses fresh from the factory and sporting the 757 Express logo.

NEWS: Ribbon Cutting at Newport News Transit Center
https://gohrt.com/2022/09/news-ribbon-cutting-at-newport-news-transit-center/

Rebuilt driveways, added shelters, and improved vehicle flow will keep the critical Newport News Transit Center running smoothly for years.

The Tide 11th Anniversary
https://gohrt.com/2022/08/the-tide-11th-anniversary/

Happy Birthday to The Tide! Eleven years ago we introduced Virginia’s first light rail system.

Strengthening Mass Transit
https://gohrt.com/2022/07/strengthening-mass-transit/

The Virginian Pilot and Daily Press Editorial Board- June 30, 2022.

NEWS: HRT Offers Pay Hikes To Drivers And Mechanics
https://gohrt.com/2022/06/news-hrt-offers-pay-hikes-to-drivers-and-mechanics/

Hampton Roads Transit will raise the pay of its mechanics, bus, and train operators by $1.25 an hour beginning July 1 as part of its continuing effort to recruit more people to become transit operators and technicians.

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