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”

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”

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”

HRT Snow Routes

Back in December, I told you about Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) working on a system of Snow Routes, designed to provide basic bus services in the event that sustained snowfall is forecasted to exceed six inches. In the last few weeks, HRT has unveiled those Snow Routes and installed blue “snowflake” signs at designated busContinue reading “HRT Snow Routes”

HRT DNTC moving back to “regular” interim spot

Due to construction, the Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) Downtown Norfolk Transit Center (DNTC) was temporarily moved over to Charlotte St. Now with that work wrapping up, the DNTC will move back to it’s “regular” interim location on Wood St on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. More information can be found on HRT’s website.

Downtown Norfolk, VA Transit Center to temporarily relocate

Post Updated on 1/19/15. ATTENTION HAMPTON ROADS TRANSIT (HRT) CUSTOMERS: If you transfer out of downtown Norfolk, then you’ll want to pay close attention to what will be happening towards the end of this month. On Monday, January 26, 2015, all stops at the makeshift Downtown Norfolk Transit Center will move one block over toContinue reading “Downtown Norfolk, VA Transit Center to temporarily relocate”

Say What? The City of Norfolk is defunding HRT Route 16?

Almost a year ago, Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) announced that they would revise the Route 17 (formerly known as the Norfolk NET) into a one-way loop around the downtown Norfolk area. This change coincided with the move of the downtown bus transfer hub from Cedar Grove to an interim location along Wood St. Now, there’sContinue reading “Say What? The City of Norfolk is defunding HRT Route 16?”

President’s Day Holiday Transit Schedule

Monday, February 17, 2014 is President’s 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 President’s Day, with some districts operating weekday services with modifications. In the Tampa Bay Area, most area transit districts (HART, PSTA, MCAT, SCAT,Continue reading “President’s Day Holiday Transit Schedule”

Transit Tourism – Norfolk, Virginia – Part 1

Greetings everyone! I recently took a vacation that included a weekend trip to the Hampton Roads, Virginia area to do some sightseeing and visit family in the area. During my stay there, I was able to utilize the transit system in downtown Norfolk, including the city’s light rail line. I’m going to document my observationsContinue reading “Transit Tourism – Norfolk, Virginia – Part 1”