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Career Fair – December

Apply Now! Searching for Mechanics and Operators Career Fair Friday, December 1 · 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. 509 East 18th Street, Bldg 4 · Norfolk, VA 23504 Are You Seeking? Steady Hours / A Stable Organization / Room For Advancement / Excellent Pay & Fantastic Benefits On the Spot Screening & Interviews Positions available […]

The 33rd Annual Grand Illumination Parade

To ourTide Light RailHoliday Express sponsors,thank you! Enjoy the parade Avoid traffic and parking hassles. Go with Hampton Roads Transit! The Tide Light Rail The Tide will run every 15 minutes until 5:00 p.m. As crowds get larger, HRT will put more trains into service through most of the evening. Expect trains to arrive every […]

Fare Change FAQ

Q. What is the reason for the fare increase – HRT just had one in October 2014? A. This is second phase of the fare increase that was voted on by the Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads in July 2014. At that time, a one-way fare was increased from $1.50 to $1.75. With the […]

Ride to Waterside

Let’s Ride to Waterside! The Tide Don’t want to drive, park and pay? Want to avoid the hassles of traffic congestion? Consider parking for free at one of HRT’s Park and Rides lots. Then just ride The Tide to Waterside. We will provide your safe and fun ride, and Waterside will provide good food, drinks […]

Paratransit Announcement

In response to increasing demand, Hampton Roads Transit began using taxi support for Paratransit services on Sunday, October 1, 2017. Taxis will be used as an addition to the current service fleet. When a customer requests a trip, he or she can expect an HRT van, an HRT sedan, or a local taxi with an HRT […]

Harborfest 2017

Want to win a cool prizewhile you’re having fun? AnnouncingHarborfest 2017 Photo Contest #MyHarborfestTrip Purchase Tide Tickets Children 17 and under ride FREE with fare-paying adult on all HRT services, except Paratransit. Schedule of Events Friday, June 9 12:00 p.m. The Parade of Sail   8:30 p.m. Concert by Rusted Root Saturday, June 10 12:00 p.m. […]

Hollydazzle 2016!

Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism presents… The 13th annual Hollydazzle, a unique event for Hampton RoadsSaturday, December 3, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.City Center at Oyster Point in Newport News Hollydazzle “Fountains of Light” Show Hollydazzle is a free family event with activities and entertainment leading up to the spectacular BayPort Credit […]

Virginia Beach light rail referendum vote fails in a landslide

By Jordan Pascale The Virginian-Pilot VIRGINIA BEACH – The voters of Virginia Beach have spoken: They overwhelmingly don’t want light rail. No – 57 percent; Yes – 43 percent. With nearly all precincts reporting, 71,458 yes votes were cast to 94,584 no votes. The count is unofficial, but more than 166,000 weighed in on the […]