City of Hampton, Virginia
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, VA 23669
Enactment Number: -
Resolution establishing policy for
enhancements of transit stops within the City of Hampton
WHEREAS, transit stops within
the City of Hamptons public rights-of-way are integral parts of our
neighborhoods and commercial districts; and
WHEREAS, the appearance of
transit stops has an impact on both the properties in the vicinity of the
transit stop and on the transit system riders; and
WHEREAS, it is
the City of Hamptons desire to improve the appearance of public
spaces throughout the city with an emphasis on the areas with completed master
WHEREAS, Hampton Roads Transit
lacks the resources to make improvements to transit stops within the City of Hampton;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT
The City of Hampton adopts the following policy for enhancing transit stops throughout the city:
The Public Works
Department shall be responsible for implementation of this policy as part of
their overall responsibility for maintenance of all public rights-of-way within
the City of Hampton.
Working with Hampton
Roads Transit, a comprehensive list of all transit stops with their associated
ridership numbers shall be established and updated annually for the City of Hampton.
Enhancements shall be
prioritized based on high visibility and shall be appropriate for the ridership
associated with the transit stop.
Emphasis shall be
placed on enhancements to transit stops within master planned areas.
enhancements shall be incorporated into Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) that
include streetscape improvements where ever possible.
shall be encouraged to use Neighborhood Development Funds (NDF) for transit
stop enhancements within their neighborhoods.
of Transportation Urban Maintenance funding may be used for transit stop
enhancements to supplement CIP and NDF funding to ensure a total investment of
$50,000 is made in transit stop enhancements on an annual basis.
HRT shall be
encouraged to continue to seek out funding for transit stop enhancements that
does not include advertising.
the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held
on November 9, 2005.
Signed by ____________________________ Date
Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor
Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________
Katherine K. Glass
Clerk of the Council