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What you need to know about the new public-private contract guidelines

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 08, 2014

The latest surface transportation bill, "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21)" required that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) develop public-private partnership (P3) transaction model contracts for the most popular type ...

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Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper vetoes bill for transparency in P3 projects

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 05, 2014

Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper vetoes bill for transparency in P3 projects

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have increased transparency in public-private partnership (P3) projects, Denver’s KDVR reports. The legislation, Senate Bill 197, arose from public concerns over a project that the state and Plenary Roads, the ...

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NACo report finds county transportation project funding ‘increasingly inadequate’

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 25, 2014

NACo report finds county transportation project funding ‘increasingly inadequate’

A report released Monday by the National Association of Counties (NACo) finds that “federal and state funding for county transportation projects is increasingly inadequate.” The report, “The Road Ahead: County Transportation Funding and Financing,” which focuses on county-owned roads and bridges, ...

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Nevada Board of Transportation approves $100 million in bonds for I-15 expansion project

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 14, 2014

Nevada Board of Transportation approves $100 million in bonds for I-15 expansion project

A project that will widen Interstate 15 in Las Vegas is one step closer to becoming a reality. The Nevada Board of Transportation on Monday approved the sale of $100 million in revenue bonds to buy right-of-way for the $1 billion ...

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P3s win in Virginia Supreme Court case

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 04, 2013

P3s win in Virginia Supreme Court case

The decision by the Virginia Supreme Court to uphold the state’s public-private partnership (P3s) in the case of Elizabeth River Crossings OPCO, LLC and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) v. Danny Meeks should be applauded. The state Supreme Court decision overruled ...

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Senate Commerce Committee to meet Tuesday about private transportation funding

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 24, 2013

Senate Commerce Committee to meet Tuesday about private transportation funding

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will meet Tuesday to discuss potential private sector sources of transportation infrastructure funding, according to a report from The Hill. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) said Tuesday that lawmakers need to ...

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Mexico Paving a Road to Nowhere

Lauren Heartsill Dowdle - Aug 13, 2013

Mexico Paving a Road to Nowhere

As the saying goes, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” And repeat it they will if Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto follows through with his $100 billion infrastructure program. A first-class highway expansion is currently under ...

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VDOT considers 10 public-private partnership projects

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 02, 2013

VDOT considers 10 public-private partnership projects

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is considering 10 transportation projects as candidates for public-private partnerships. Governor Bob McDonnell yesterday released the state’s Public-Private Partnerships' ("OTP3") Draft 2013 Virginia PPTA Pipeline, which contains the P3 candidate projects as well as 10 ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Feb 18, 2012

RoadWorks

Inside the highway and bridge industries   By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Hey Washington! You’re out of touch and we don’t trust you. Most Americans think their transportation system is in bad shape. But they prefer tolls to an increased gas ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Jan 01, 2011

RoadWorks

Uh Oh By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson The Great Recession has caused the steepest decline in state tax receipts on record. State tax coffers (even adjusting for inflation) are now 12 percent below pre-recession levels (as of third ...

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2010 ARTBA P3 in Transportation Conference announces full program

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 09, 2010

  For 21 years, the American Road and Transportation Builders Association has held the premier conference on P3s. This year’s conference (full program below) will feature two educational tracks over two days that will explore the role that P3s play in ...

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Mary Peters, LaHood's predecessor, confirmed for public-private partnership conference

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 12, 2010

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters has just been confirmed as a general session speaker at the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA's) 22nd Annual Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference, scheduled for July 22-23 in Washington, D.C. Peters will ...

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