November 7, 2012

Va. voters back light rail

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Sixty-two percent of Virginia Beach voters supported a referendum for the city to expand light rail out to the beach, wvec.com reported. Many voters told wvec.com it was one of the most important issues on the ballot for them.

The passing of the referendum shows a shift in public opinion toward light rail, since a similar measure was defeated in 1999. For the full story, click here.

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