NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - The first of three public workshops on bringing light rail to Naval Station Norfolk will begin on Wednesday.
According to a news release from Hampton Roads Transit, one of the goals of the workshops is to gauge the purpose and need for the proposed expansion of the Tide.
HRT is currently conducting a Naval Station Norfolk Transit Extension Study. The study is being done in phases, identifying any issues, alternatives, and defining appropriate routes. The 15-month study will cost about $1.8 million.
The workshops will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates:
- Wednesday, June 12, Blair Middle School, 730 Spotswood Ave., Norfolk (This location is served by local bus route 16)
- Monday, June 17, Granby High School, 7101 Granby St., Norfolk (This location is served by local bus route 1)
- Wednesday, June 19, Hilton Norfolk Airport, 1500 North Military Highway, Norfolk (This meeting is served by routes 15 and 23)
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