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November 7, 2012

Va. voters back light rail

Sixty-two percent of Virginia Beach voters supported a referendum for the city to expand light rail out to the beach. A similar measure was defeated in 1999.


October 24, 2012

Poll: Va. residents support extending light rail

Of the 471 Virginia Beach respondents, 68% support a referendum that would extend Hampton Roads Transit’s The Tide light rail to the beach.


April 18, 2012

Hampton Roads' light rail reaches 1 million rides mark

Much higher than predicted average daily ridership has helped propel The Tide to this benchmark sooner than expected.


September 27, 2011

Hampton Roads CEO to resign when contract ends

Shucet was brought in by HRT to complete construction on its light rail system, The Tide, which opened in August.


August 22, 2011

Va.’s The Tide light rail system opens, hits 30K boardings

The Tide opened to the public on Friday to long lines of excited patrons who arrived at stations one-half hour before the 6 a.m. start of service. Long lines at many stations persisted throughout the day as customers waited for a chance to ride Virginia’s first light rail line.


August 15, 2011

INIT to assist with Norfolk, Va. light rail launch

The rally of support for the new light rail system holds significant value for INIT staff due to the use of INIT's Automatic Passenger Counting technology onboard the new Siemens S70 vehicles.


February 17, 2011

Hampton Roads receives U.S. DOT subpoena

Feds are looking into Norfolk Light Rail records. Agency President and CEO declined to comment on the other documents received.


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