high speed rail

Next stop, Circuit City station

While some of Richmond’s former Circuit City stores are becoming new locations for hhgregg, one of the bygone retailer’s big box stores in Virginia Beach might one day become a commuter rail station. Last week, Virginia Beach City Council voted to purchase the empty store at 110 South Independence Blvd. for $5 million. The building… Read more »

Governor Kaine wants rail in Richmond

High-speed rail in Richmond chugs closer to reality. Gov. Tim Kaine met with Vice President Biden  at the White House yesterday to discuss regional high-speed rail and tried to secure some of the $8 billion  that has been allocated by Obama for the U.S. transportation project. “The meeting went very well,” said Gordon Hickey, Kaine’s… Read more »