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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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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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Just Don’t Use That Filthy ‘T’ Word

Better Roads Staff - Jul 05, 2013

Just Don’t Use That Filthy ‘T’ Word

Two weeks after Washington State’s I-5 plunged into the Skagit River north of Seattle, Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) chaired a hearing in the Senate Appropriations Committee to examine the event. The official name of the hearing – “Crumbling Infrastructure: Examining ...

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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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Corporate road sponsorships coming to New Jersey

John Latta - Jun 24, 2013

Corporate road sponsorships coming to New Jersey

It had to happen. Funding for our transportation infrastructure is inadequate, to use a nice word, and states and any other agencies responsible for our bridges and roads are going to have to continue to find and mine almost any source ...

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Private money: A funding wildcard in 2014

John Latta - Jun 13, 2013

Private money: A funding wildcard in 2014

It’s hard to see a time in the foreseeable future where we will have a solid supply of funding from any single source to fill the Highway Trust Fund (HTF). That’s an asterisked statement of course because an increased gas tax ...

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Where Interstate 20 crosses Interstate Bob

John Latta - May 15, 2013

Where Interstate 20 crosses Interstate Bob

Are we approaching an intersection, where Public Street and Private Road meet? And if we are, is that intersection a confusing place in need of significant upgrading if it is to benefit the traveling public? Yep. Public-private partnerships created to profitably build ...

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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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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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LaHood confirmed for ARTBA public-private partnership conference July 22-23

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 29, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has confirmed to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) that he will deliver the keynote address at the association’s 22nd Annual ARTBA Public-Private Partnerships (P3) in Transportation Conference, held July 22-23 at ...

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