The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2010
Building The Tide hasn’t bankrupted Norfolk because of significant federal funding. Paying to operate The Tide, however, could be quite painful if the experience of other regions provides a clue.
Regional Studies Institute, Old Dominion University, "Part 4: Light Rail: The Experience of Other Cities and Implications for Hampton Roads" (2010). State of the Region Reports: Hampton Roads. 75.