With April Fools Day over, I want to take up a serious issue that I've blogged on before: Hampton Roads Transit's (HRT), the pending Metro Area eXpress (MAX) service, and getting it to Town Center.
With 22 days until the TDCHR (i.e. HRT's Board) is scheduled to vote on it, we need to make a push to get Route 960 reconfigured. Here's the Public Hearing Notice: http://www.gohrt.com/PDF/HRT_Max_Public_Notice.pdf The TDCHR needs to know there is a building consensus in Virginia Beach to include Town Center on the MAX network. Reconfiguring the 960 would provide express service from Town Center to the Oceanfront and downtown Norfolk. Also, reintroduce the convention center stop that was dropped.
The Public Hearing is April 24. Any written comments need to be in by April 18. Let's let everyone know that Virginia Beach takes transit seriously.