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TCC to host light rail forum on Nov. 2

Tidewater Community College will host a forum about the light rail referendum at the Virginia Beach Campus on Nov. 2 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Representatives from groups in favor of and in opposition to the ballot question – whether the City Council should spend local funds to extend light rail to Town Center in Virginia Beach – will attend.

A representative from the City of Virginia Beach will also speak.

The 3.5-mile extension from Newtown Road in Norfolk to Town Center in Virginia Beach is projected to cost $243 million. The referendum is on the Nov. 8 ballot.

The forum will be in room 320 of the Virginia Beach Student Center. The public is invited, along with TCC students, faculty and staff.

Questions for the moderator can be submitted to

For more information, call Michael Summers, provost of the Virginia Beach Campus, at 757-822-7122.