The Student Freedom Pass – Free Rides For Hampton Roads Youth
The Student Freedom Pass is available for youth ages 13 to 17 and allows for FREE unlimited rides on Hampton Roads Transit (Bus, Light Rail & Ferry) in:
- Newport News
- HRT is hosting a Student Freedom Pass signup event on Thursday, September 14, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Brittingham Midtown Community Center 570 McLawhorne Drive, Newport News, VA 23601*. Students can bring a parent or guardian, and after presenting proof of age** and completing the application, they’ll be issued a pass on the spot. Students will also learn how to use the pass and plan their trips.
- HRT is hosting a Student Freedom Pass Back to School Bash on Thursday, August 24, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the lobby of its Norfolk Headquarters at 509 E. 18th Street, Norfolk, VA 23504*. Students can bring a parent or guardian, and after presenting proof of age** and completing the application, they’ll be issued a pass on the spot. Students will also learn how to use the pass and plan their trips.
- Virginia Beach
A great way for local youth to improve their access to recreation opportunities, jobs, social supports and more! You do not need to be a student to apply for this pass. The Student Freedom Pass can be used between 5am and 10pm.
You must present your photo ID when boarding.
Note: The Student Freedom Pass does not extend to Suffolk, but there is a $2 ‘All Day Pass’ for the bus in Suffolk that is available for 6 to 18 year old riders (Children 5 and under are free. Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult or older sibling) and can be purchased using cash on the bus. For more information about fares, routes and hours, visit www.Suffolktransit.org.