Transit Means Business


Imagine a future with a variety of ways to get around Hampton Roads. The goal is to support outcomes that are essential to the region’s long-term success.

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Tanya Canty: A few years back, I was in a car accident. Although no one was seriously injured (I blacked out), the accident left me so severely ‘shook’, that I no longer wanted to drive.

I knew I had to get to work, to the grocery store, the bank, to the salon, the laundry-mat, the bingo hall, to school, etc. I also knew that I was too afraid to get behind the wheel of another vehicle. I have no family in the area, so having a family member take me to and fro was impossible. I refused to ask co-workers because I don’t care how many times someone will say, ‘you know I don’t mind’…, you begin to feel like a burden. Taxicabs were far too expensive. So what did I do? I Google searched Hampton Roads Bus Schedule which led me to the website for Hampton Roads Transit. Read more.

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Supporting the region's workforce and families
Attracting and retaining businesses
Diversifying the regional economy
Meeting current and future demand for travel options other than driving and being stuck in traffic

The Peninsula has a bright future, and having the right mix of reliable transportation options is essential to our growth and prosperity. A key part of that mix is better public transportation that is safe, convenient and cost-effective, connecting employees with employers and customers with businesses. Let’s Connect Hampton Roads.

Mike Kuhns Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

Robust regional transportation is of paramount importance for the growth of our economy, responsible stewardship of the environment, and the quality of life in our communities. I support the mission of Connect Hampton Roads by using public transportation as my primary mode of travel.

Gloria Ann Whittico