Recently, No Light Rail Virginia Beach commissioned a survey of Virginia Beach Voters to gauge their opinions on expansion of The Tide Light Rail into Virginia Beach-and the results were pretty compelling.
Among the survey’s findings:
54% of voters oppose expanding Light Rail for $325 million dollars,
71% oppose tax increases to support Light Rail,
69% oppose cuts in city services to support Light Rail,
53% support Light Rail with no cost to themselves,
70% of voters would not support a candidate that supports higher real estate taxes to support Light Rail,
73% of voters surveyed said Light Rail will be a factor for them in the next election,
70% of voters surveyed agreed with the sentiments of Mr. Atkinson’s Virginia Beach Beacon advertisements.