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Old 02-19-2011, 12:39 PM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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Hi,

I love VB, it is full of activities during the Summer time and quiet during the Winter. Looking to relocate as I feel the more South I go the nicer people get. Originally from Ireland, still trying to find a place that I would enjoy living and VB matches up LOL

One problem...I travel a lot but do not drive. The train stops at Newport News and that is it so what alternative transportation does VB offer?

Also, I am single. How safe is VB to live in?

I look forward to hearing all you comments and advice.

Thank you!
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Old 02-19-2011, 07:18 PM
 
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If you don't drive, don't do it! There is a bus system but it is very unreliable and sparse in terms of service.

You'll need to go to a bigger city to get any reliable service.

Head to DC or NY.
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Old 02-19-2011, 10:09 PM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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Default tried living in ny

is it ok for vacationing? Say 2wk every so often?
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Old 02-20-2011, 07:46 AM
 
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Sure, you could always vacation here... you'd have to get from the airport to the beach, but once you're at the beach you could walk around for a while. 2 weeks might be pushing it in terms of length, but if you really love the place, go for it.

If you really love the place, go for it in terms of living here, even without a car... just know you're not going to have it easy.

If you lived in DC you could take the train in to Newport News, but it's a far drive to VA Beach and would be a very hefty cab fare. You're better off going some place like Atlantic City where there is reliable train service.
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