HRT’s New Southside Facility

4 12 2009

HRT is in the process of building a new facility for Southside services. The old (really old) maintenance building still had the old trolley tracks in the floor. The new facility will be up to date and include everything that is needed to operate an efficient, safe bus system. In the future, the building will also include a mixed-use development with shops, apartments, etc. Once this project is completed, the mixed-use portion should bring people (especially pedestrians) down Monticello Ave. When new must be built, this is the kind of development that needs to be considered to bring Norfolk into the future instead of stagnating in the past.

18th Street Facility

15th Street Facility

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3 responses

5 12 2009
t1ewis

the 15 st. facility is where the old one was right?

6 12 2009
Russell Manning

yeah. they are keeping their same properties. 18th street is the current garage and 15th is the current office/admin.

7 12 2009
TODs « 757 Hampton Roads

[…] the Virginian-Pilot ran an article about HRT’s new facility that they were building. In fact, I have posted already on this. For a refresher, HRT’s new building was supposed to incorperate a mixed-use development, but […]

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