N.Y. MTA Opts for Federal Funds Over Bonds for Construction
- As May 31 Deadline Nears, Another Extension is Proposed. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;5/30/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 21, p14
This article focuses on the series of temporary transportation funding extensions by U.S. House and Senate lawmakers. Construction industry officials say the new extension would stretch through June, but the two sides differed on terms. The Senate favors a "clean" continuation of current...
- LI banks $2 million for waterfront projects. Mancini, Rosamaria // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);3/12/2004, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p16A
Reports on the state environmental protection grants conferred to twelve municipalities of Long Island, New York. Aggregate amount of the grants; Types of projects to be constructed; Table showing the several municipalities and grants received.
- Transit chiefs' rift stops funding effort in tracks. // Crain's Chicago Business;07/19/99, Vol. 22 Issue 29, p10
Criticizes the transit chiefs of Chicago, Illinois for spending more time in feuding with one another than putting in more effort to acquire critical funding for the city's public transportation system. Need for a comprehensive financing agenda; Conflicting agendas of Chicago Transit Authority...
- Kentucky Ends 2-Year Market Absence With $246M Turnpike Deal. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;4/13/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32110, p5
Reports on the debt issuance of the Kentucky Turnpike Authority which also includes a refunding portion. Claim that the bulk of the proceeds will be part of an authorization for roads while some will be used to refund debt; Suggestion that the state is also gearing up to sell grant anticipation...
- Growing Clark County, Nev., to Forward Refund $120M of GOs. Kelemen, Jasmina // Bond Buyer;7/15/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32175, p32
Reports on Clark County, Nevada's issuance of limited-tax general obligation bonds in a forward refunding in July 2005. Total amount of the limited-tax general obligation bonds; Master transportation plan of Clark County; Expected ratings of the deal.
- Gas Tax Debt on Hold. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;7/15/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32175, p33
Reports on the Washington Finance Committee to defer the issuance of transportation bonds if a measure that would repeal the gas tax increase qualifies for the November 2005 ballot.
- A Cutting-Edge Idea Moves to the Center. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;06/19/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30915, p2A
Reports on the use of design-build construction contracts by states and municipalities in the United States. State departments of transportation's use of the contracts to limit their exposure and costs; Reasons why design-build contracts are attractive to states and localities; Record of...
- Illinois is at crossroads waiting for more funds. Dixon, Janice I. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/19/1998, Vol. 241 Issue 15, p33
Focuses on the need for the provision of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century's discretionary funds for the highway construction projects in Illinois, Chicago. Details on the allocated amount for the projects; Plans to repair existing highways and bridges; Concerns over the...
- Port's Monopoly Money. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;5/21/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31889, p39
Reports on the positive ratings assigned by the three major rating agencies to the Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbor System's revenue bonds. Port's plan to issue the bonds in a negotiated sale underwritten by A.G. Edwards & Sons Inc.; Total amount of the revenue bonds to be issued.