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The Department of Transit is responsible for the safety and efficiency of traffic flow involving vehicular traffic, vehicular parking, as well as bicycle and pedestrian safety.  In order to accomplish this, the Department operates and maintains 312 traffic signals, 120 school and pedestrian crossing signals, 22 continuous and activated flashers and over 31,000 street lights.  Also maintained are more than 700 miles of traffic lane lines and 813 crosswalk locations.  The Department creates, installs and maintains more than 60,000 traffic control signs. 

Transit provides the following services:
  • Evaluation, Installation and Maintenance of: 
    • Traffic Signals
    • Traffic Control Signs
    • Traffic Lane Lines, Crosswalks and Pavement Markings
    • Street Lights
  • Residential Parking Permit Program
  • Neighborhood Traffic Calming
  • Traffic Control for Special Events
  • Liaison for VDOT and FHWA-Funded Projects within City Limits
  • City-wide Transportation Projects
  • Guardrail Repairs
  • Fiber Optic Installation and Maintenance

Pace bikeshare is back just in time for spring! Starting March 15, residents and visitors will be able to pick up a Pace for quick commutes around the city with a group ride from Civic Plaza! Pace will initially set out approximately 100 bikes with an additional 100 bikes in the following weeks. Six sponsors are back this year with the addition of Allstate Insurance.  

New ride prices:
$1 per 15 minutes for pay-as-you-go

New annual subscription option:
$10 monthly plan, $60 annual plan
$5 monthly plan for students, military, EBT, and seniors
$30 annual plan for students, military, EBT, and seniors

Contact Us
Amy Inman
Director of Transit

City Hall Building
810 Union Street
2nd Floor
Norfolk, VA 23510

Ph: 757-664-4313
Fx: 757-664-7311