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Hampton Roads Transit

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  • HRT public hearings start this week on proposed fare hike

    Hampton Roads Transit has scheduled eight public hearings in January on proposed fare increases for bus, ferry, light rail and paratransit service users. The agency’s commission last year approved a fare increase of 50 cents for a single ride, and...
  • REPORT: Crack found in The Tide's light rail track

    The Virginian-Pilot and WVEC reported on Thursday that a crack was discovered on The Tide's light rail track. According to the news reports, Hampton Roads Transit officials said the crack likely was caused by the recent extremely cold weather. The Pilot...
  • High Street ferry dock in Norfolk to close for repairs on Monday

    High Street ferry dock in Norfolk to close for repairs on Monday
    Hampton Roads Transit will temporarily close the High Street ferry dock on Monday, Jan. 13th, for repairs. According to a press release from transit officials, people traveling from Portsmouth to Norfolk can board the ferry at the North Landing ferry...
  • Hampton Roads Transit posts fare study on website

    After the Hampton Roads Transit governing board approved an updated fare policy, the transit agency has posted its fare study and proposed fare hikes on its website. You can find it here. The study notes any fare increases would need approval by the...
  • FDA approves an antidepressant for hot flashes

    FDA approves an antidepressant for hot flashes
    Is it hot in here, or am I just depressed? For many menopausal women, hot flashes are just depressing. And depression, which affects at least one in four women ages 40 to 59, can intensify the misery of hot flashes, as well. No surprise, then, that a...
  • Let's talk menopause

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Menopause is the point in time when a woman's menstrual periods stop. Some people call the years leading up to a woman's last period...
  • City to help with cost of buses for Mariners' Museum's Pirates Pack the Park event Sept. 21

    The City of Newport News will help the Mariners' Museum with the cost of renting buses to ferry people to the museum park on Saturday, Sept. 21. The city will provide $20,000 toward renting Hampton Roads Transit buses to take people from parking lots in...
  • With apartments gone, historians wonder what is below Harbor Square

    With apartments gone, historians wonder what is below Harbor Square
    HAMPTON — The derelict buildings, playing children and crime associated with the property's seedy visitors are long gone from the former Harbor Square site downtown. But as the city plans to redevelop the 17.7-acre tract — and contractors...
  • Unraveling the mysteries of public art

    As you art connoisseurs know, Newport News has been the beneficiary of several major pieces of public art recently. Thanks to them, we public persons can enjoy seeing something along the side of our roads with extremely high aesthetic value, especially as...
  • Closer look at hormone replacement options

     Closer look at hormone replacement options
    Q: I had a full hysterectomy at age 49. My health is excellent otherwise, with no smoking, regular exercise and alcohol in moderation. My gynecologist put me on Estratest. I felt great on this, but my skin became extremely oily with acne, and my hair...
  • Website offers a tool for menopausal women

    Website offers a tool for menopausal women
    As symptoms of menopause sneak up on her, Sue Cunningham turns to her older sister for advice on what to expect next. "Now, it's night sweats at 3:15 a.m. Exactly. Every night," said the 45-year-old Pilates instructor. Like many women, though, she...
  • HRT collects eight tons of food during holiday campaign

    HRT collects eight tons of food during holiday campaign
    Hampton Roads Transit collected nearly 17,000 pounds of food during its “Holiday Express” campaign that ended late last week. Most of the eight tons of non-perishable food items collected during the drive came from the Peninsula where...