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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… Continue Reading “Changes to the HRT Virginia Beach WAVE Trolley/Shuttle”

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… 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… Continue Reading “FRIDAY REWIND – 2013 visit to Norfolk, VA”

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… Continue Reading “Transit Tourism – Norfolk, Virginia – Part 1”

Happy New Year! ~ 2013…here we go!

Happy New Year everyone! With the start of 2013, I would like to let everyone know what I am working on for the month of January. Some of the posts that I am planning out include: Ventra: An innovative common-use transit payment system that is… Continue Reading “Happy New Year! ~ 2013…here we go!”

Merry Christmas & the Year-End Transit Roundup!

Hi everyone! I know that I’ve been lagging behind on posting as of late. I’ve been trying to get into a regular schedule, but November and December have been much busier than I thought. Holiday event planning is definitely no easy task, and I’ve… Continue Reading “Merry Christmas & the Year-End Transit Roundup!”

Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 2

I have two small updates for my fantasy subway project that I’m doing on Google Maps that revolves around the Hampton Roads, VA area. The first update consists of the addition of five tramway (light rail) lines throughout Norfolk, Virginia Beach, and Portsmouth. I… Continue Reading “Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 2”

Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 1

This will be the first in a series of blog posts revolving around my fictional transit systems. I was originally going to begin with my Mushroom Kingdom fantasy transit system, but I still have to make a few changes to the map before I… Continue Reading “Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 1”