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Monday, April 25, 2016

City of Virginia Beach Light Rail Extensiion Project

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Norfolk Town Point Club
101 West Main Street, Suite 300
Norfolk, VA , 23510



The Virginia Beach Light Rail Project will extend the Tide Light Rail system from the Newtown Road stop in Norfolk to the Virginia Beach Town Center.

Join WTS HRC for its
 Professional Speaker Series Luncheon featuring 

 Bobby Wheeler, P.E.
     City of Virginia Beach Light Rail Extension Project Manager 
    

     Monday, April 25, 2016 
12:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Town Point Club
World Trade Center
101 W Main Street, Suite 300
Norfolk, VA 23510   

Mr. Wheeler will be discussing the proposed project, some of the challenges they have encountered during the study and next steps in the process.

The goals of extending the Tide into Virginia Beach are to:

  • Improve access, operations and reliability of the public transportation system
  • Provide a cost-effective, efficient travel option that connects residential and employment areas as well as entertainment/recreational venues
  • Implement service that helps manage growth in vehicle miles traveled and support the development of sustainable and livable communities
  • Support Virginia Beach economic development activities consistent with the City's Comprehensive Plan and related land use strategies 
  • Support the tourism industry of Virginia Beach and the Hampton Roads region by providing an alternative to travel on congested roadways
  • Support preservation and protection of the environment

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
Program starts promptly at noon
$25/member
$30/non-member

Register by April 24th at 5 p.m. at:
www.wtsevents.org/chapter/Hamptonroads/

 

If you would like more information about WTS HRC, please contact Sara Phillips, WTS HRC President.
 

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