Kansas to Keep Transportation Plan Alive With $150 Million Bond Bill
- Kansas Panel OKs Transportation Bill. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;3/25/2009, Vol. 367 Issue 33086, p5
The article reports on the endorsement of House Bill (HB) 2382 by the Kansas House Transportation Committee that establishes a new 10-year plan in Kansas. HB 2382, which includes an outline of the 10-year effort, does not set the amount of bonds the state could utilize for the transportation...
- Kansas DOT asks lawmakers for new infrastructure bank. Sanders, Lisa // Bond Buyer;02/27/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30340, p3
Reports that the Kansas Department of Transportation has sought the approval of the legislature to create a state infrastructure bank. Highway department's authority to issue a maximum of $50 million of municipal bonds to capitalize the bank; Permission to cities and counties to form a bond pool.
- KDOT requesting comments on STIP amendment. // High Plains Journal;8/31/2015, Vol. 133 Issue 35, p7B
The article reports that the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) has requested for public comments on the amendments to the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) document till September 9, 2015 and mentions that State Highway System projects are included in the document.
- Washington's haz-mat ban challenges CSX. Mitchell IV, Alexander D. // Trains;May2005, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p15
Focuses on a transportation bill passed in the city council of Washington, D.C. in February 2005. Impact of the bill on the shipment of hazardous materials in the city; Overview of the legislation; Opposition of CSX transportation firm to the bill; Criticisms raised by the company against the...
- EARL private bill allowed to proceed. // Rail Business Intelligence;10/5/2006, Issue 279, p2
The article deals with the approval of the Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill in Scotland. The Bill Committee had recommended to Parliament six days earlier that the general principles of the bill should be accepted, and it will now proceed to hear the 41 remaining objections.
- Transportation Questions. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;12/30/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32040, p1
The article reports that Congressional approval of a new five- or six-year bill to replace the current law governing the nation's highway and transit programs remains the top goal of both lawmakers and transportation lobbyists alike in 2005 but it will not be an easy task. The current law, the...
- 'Rubberized asphalt' no longer fighting words. // Rubber & Plastics News;5/31/2004, Vol. 33 Issue 22, p8
Thirteen years ago the highway world was aflame with politics, rhetoric and just plain anger over legislation aimed at forcing the use of rubberized asphalt on the nation's roadways. The ignition point was ISTEAâ€” the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act, a major piece of...
- WASHINGTON: Lawmaker: Terminate RTID. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;1/25/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32802, p9
The article reports on the introduction of two bills to restructure regional transportation organizations in Washington by Mary Margaret Haugen, chair of the Senate Transportation Committee. The first bill aims to dissolve and repeal the Regional Transportation Investment District (RTID) from...
- As TEA-21 Negotiators Close In, 11th Extension May Be Needed. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/27/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32183, p1
Reports on the finalization of legislation to replace the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century, the law governing highway and public transit construction programs in the U.S. Amount allocated for transportation projects under the new bill; Provision allowing private companies to use...