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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

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

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

HRT has installed more than 100 bus shelters since February.

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

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

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

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

Strengthening Mass Transit

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

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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