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”
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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”
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”
Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 3
In my third installment of my fantasy subway for the Hampton Roads, VA area, I focus on Line 3. Line 3 connects the two busy military hubs of Naval Station Norfolk and Naval Air Station Oceana via the Lynnhaven area and Norfolk International Airport. This particular line has 18 stations and is one of aContinue reading “Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 3”
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 being implemented this year throughout the Chicago transit system. Paris MetroContinue 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 been having to help my family out with several different eventsContinue 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 will briefly go through where each of the lines travel to.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 can upload it. Instead, I will be focusing this post onContinue reading “Fantasy Metro/Subway for Norfolk, VA – Part 1”