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Hampton Roads Transit will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 10 from 6-8 PM, at theagency’s south side board room, 509  E.18th Street, in building 4,to discuss proposed service changes to Route 17, also known as the NET.  The City of Norfolk is proposing toeliminate funding for the section of the NET that runs through Ghent.The route will continue service the Cedar Grove transfer center and points indowntown Norfolkvia Granby Street. (More info available at http://www.gohrt.com/customer-alerts/proposed-service-changes-to-route-17/.)

If you support the NET Bus connecting downtown and Ghent, it is veryimportant to attend the public hearing to state the reasons that the NET Bushas failed and to voice your support continued/improved service.

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Thanks to Connect757.com for providing a live video stream of the Naro Candidate Forum

Watch moderator Cathy Lewis present Norfolk neighborhood questions to Norfolk Mayor candidates Paul Fraim, Daun Hester, Ryan Cooper, Daniel Montague and City Council representative Dr. Theresa Whibley.

Topics include light rail, historic preservation, flooding, traffic on Hampton Blvd, the expansion of the Midtown Tunnel, a proposed new regional crisis center and many more!

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The Woman’s Club of Norfolk will have a presentation on Light Rail at its monthly meeting Monday, March 29th at 5pm. The Woman’s Club has extended a special invitation to all Ghent residents who are interested in learning more about Norfolk’s new light rail system to attend the presentation. The Woman’s Club is located at 524 Fairfax Avenue in The Hague section of Ghent.

For more information please visit www.womansclubofnorfolk.com

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A public hearing and open house on the Richmond/Hampton Roads high-speed passenger rail project will be held Jan. 28, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center, One Waterside Drive, in downtown Norfolk. Staff of the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation will provide overview presentations at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. and collect comments from those who do not prefer to speak.

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