Tag: William Harrell

William E. Harrell: Imagine a plan to transform public transportation

HAMPTON ROADS is lagging in economic growth compared to other regions in Virginia and across the United States. While there’s no one solution to unleashing the region’s potential, maintaining and improving our transportation systems is certainly key. Thankfully, Hampton Roads is making progress on many transportation projects that have been long overdue. This includes widening […]

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Norfolk Westside Transit Project and Peninsula Corridor Updates

As part of his 2018 State of the City address, Norfolk Mayor Kenneth C. Alexander encouraged attendees to “Re-Imagine Norfolk” while affirming that the city’s future includes an extension of high-capacity transit to Naval Station Norfolk. The Norfolk Westside Transit Study and the future environmental review of high-capacity transit to the Navy base will ensure […]

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Reassessing our Snow Routes

In late January of 2014, a snow storm blew into Hampton Roads that forced most of the region to shut down.  Snow and ice covered the streets and the cities fought to clear it, but the magnitude of the snow event prevented HRT from delivering service safely, and we reluctantly closed for two days. Questions […]

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