Woo hoo !
New numbers provided by the city say ridership from June 2017 to June 2018 has shot up 113%. A breakdown translates to about 3,000 trips by riders increasing to a little more than 6,000.
“It’s where we as locals can enjoy the Oceanfront during the tourist season and not have to pay 30, 40 dollars for parking or go see a sand soccer event,” said Todd Solomon, President of the Shore Drive Community Coalition.
Includes info about:
Bayfront Advisory Commission meets
Thursday, August 16, 2018
1:30 -3:30 pm
Virginia Beach Resort Hotel and Conference Center
2800 Shore Drive
City Council Appointed Advisory Board
Strategic Planning Meeting II
This annual meeting is open to the public but is a workshop meeting for the commission to compile priorities to be addressed by the BAC in the coming year. The public is welcome to observe. . . .
The Ocean Park Civic League has officially notified the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of its opposition to making the Lynnhaven Municipal Wharf permanent and is seeking a public hearing on the matter.
You might remember there was a mix up after a key staff member left COVB.
The new Bicycle/Trails Planner in Parks & Rec is Elaine Linn.
Here’s the updated locations.
SDCC and Ocean Park Civic League have sent letters of opposition to the US Army Corps of Engineers regarding the City of Virginia Beach’s permit request to make the existing temporary wharf permanent and to use this permanent wharf as a dredge material transfer station to support the City’s neighborhood dredging program.
Click here to read the SDCC letter – SDCC LMW Permit Opposition Letter to Corps
Click here to read the OPCL letter – Letter to ACOE regarding wharf August 2 2018
You are welcomed and encouraged to send letters of your own to the Corps, but unfortunately they need to be sent by the Monday August 6th deadline. If you can make the deadline, send your letters to firstname.lastname@example.org
Virginia Beach’s newest public art sculpture, “The Canoes,” by nationally renowned artist Donald Lipski, welcomes visitors to Lynnhaven Inlet and the Chesapeake Bay.
The breathtaking sculpture showcases the rich history of the Lynnhaven Inlet and it will [welcome] residents and visitors to the bay area for many years to come.
~ Mayor Louis Jones