Fall 2018 Service Changes

It’s that time again, time to roll out the next batch of transit system service changes. Effective dates and scope of changes will vary greatly by transit agency. For this post, I’m going to divide each of the changes by transit agency and arrange by effective date.

HART & HRT Service Changes – Effective 10/08/17

Sunday, October 8, 2017 is just around the corner, and there is much to talk about in this post. In addition to Hillsborough Area Regional Transit’s systemwide restructuring – called Mission MAX – Hampton Roads Transit is also enacting its own changes on the same day. HRT is also undergoing its own Transit Development PlanContinue reading “HART & HRT Service Changes – Effective 10/08/17”

Changes to the HRT Virginia Beach WAVE Trolley/Shuttle

May is only about a month away! Which means summer will not be far behind it. With tourist season approaching for the Virginia Beach area, Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) is announcing changes to the Virginia Beach WAVE seasonal trolley service. Below is a quick summary of what changes are in store for this year. RouteContinue reading “Changes to the HRT Virginia Beach WAVE Trolley/Shuttle”

Winter 2017 Service Change Roundup – PSTA, Votran, and HRT

It’s that time again; time to implement another round of service changes. This time, I was a tad late in posting the January, 2017 changes for Hampton Roads Transit and Volusia County Transit. So I decided to roll in those changes into one blog post with the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority’s February, 2017 service changes.Continue reading “Winter 2017 Service Change Roundup – PSTA, Votran, and HRT”

LYNX and HRT Service Changes – Effective 8/28/16

Beginning Sunday, August 28, 2016, the Central Florida Regional Transportation Authority (LYNX) and Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) will enact various service changes throughout their respective systems. Please read carefully through the following changes. Further details – including route schedules – can be found on the transit agency’s website. LYNX August 2016 Service Changes HRT August 2016 ServiceContinue reading “LYNX and HRT Service Changes – Effective 8/28/16”

Columbus Day Holiday 2015 Transit Schedule

Monday, October 12, 2015 is Columbus Day. Unlike most Federal holidays, where transit services are typically limited to weekend-level services, most transit districts tend to operate on a typical weekday schedule on Columbus Day, with some districts operating weekday services with modifications. In the Tampa Bay Area, all area transit districts (HART, PSTA, MCAT, SCAT, PCPT,Continue reading “Columbus Day Holiday 2015 Transit Schedule”

Virginia Beach WAVE Route 30 to end for 2015.

Today marks the final day of Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) Route 30 (Virginia Beach WAVE Atlantic Ave Shuttle) service for 2015. Service on this route will not resume until early May of 2016, with Routes 31 and 32 resuming services in around Memorial Day. Customers can use Route 33 for year-round Oceanfront bus service. IfContinue reading “Virginia Beach WAVE Route 30 to end for 2015.”

Virginia Beach WAVE to begin winding down service for 2015

The Virginia Beach WAVE summer shuttle service, which is operated by Hampton Roads Transit (HRT), will begin winding down services on Labor Day (Monday, September 7, 2015). Routes 31 and 32 and end service at their regular service end times on September 7, and will not resume service until in around Memorial Day weekend inContinue reading “Virginia Beach WAVE to begin winding down service for 2015”

BIG NIGHT TONIGHT in Virginia Beach

It all comes down to this… Tonight, the Virginia Beach City Council is expected to select the “Locally Preferred Alternative” (or LPA) for the Virginia Beach Transit Extension Study. The council is also slated to ratify next year’s city budget at tonight’s meeting, which currently includes $20 million dollars for the light rail extension plan.Continue reading “BIG NIGHT TONIGHT in Virginia Beach”

FRIDAY REWIND – 2013 visit to Norfolk, VA

Two years ago this month, I took a trip to Norfolk and Virginia Beach, VA to visit relatives and to embark on my first ride along a light rail line. In this Friday Rewind post, I will reflect back on my experience in Hampton Roads and how the area is pushing for more transportation choices, In manyContinue reading “FRIDAY REWIND – 2013 visit to Norfolk, VA”