Future Debt Clouds MTA's $27.4B Plan
- States Rethink Highways. Dutton, Audrey // Bond Buyer;10/20/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 32985, p1
The article reports that the U.S. government is weighing whether to modify its long-term transportation finance plans due to questions about the future sustainability of the federal highway trust fund. It is stated that if the money is delayed or withheld, states might have to stop or postpone...
- "Everyone understands infrastructure is critical.". // Traffic World;1/12/2009, Vol. 273 Issue 2, p8
The article presents the author's view on the issue concerning the critical condition of infrastructure in the U.S. According to the author, the transportation industry became worried due to decreasing of infrastructure expenditure, despite the economic amelioration schemes of the Federal...
- Panel floats fuel taxes to fix roads. Smallwood, Dean // Commercial Carrier Journal;Feb2008, Vol. 165 Issue 2, p17
The article concerns the recommendations of the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission on the condition of the surface transportation infrastructure in the U.S. and ways to finance needed improvements. The commission concluded that spending on highways and transit...
- Lombard, III., Board Will Vote on Debt-Service Shortfall. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;12/27/2011, Vol. 378 Issue 33638, p6
The article reports that the Lombard, Illinois Village Board will vote on the appropriation of about one million dollars to pay for the shortfall in the January 1, 2012 debt service payment, in which the debt service reserves will be used if the village officials voted against the appropriation.
- Gary Fullman, Delaware Transportation Authority. // Bond Buyer;03/05/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31089, p6
Accounts the operation of the Delaware Transportation Authority. Amount of operating capital budget; Expansion of Route 22 in the Wilmington Area; Reliance of the agency on transportation trust funds.
- Government must raise transport spend--CBI. // Works Management;Jul2004, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p8
Reports on the suggestion of CBI, an employers' organization in Great Britain that the government must commit to at least a multimillion-pound public and private investment in the country's transport between 2005 and 2015. Comparison of the investment figure over the original plan for 2001 to...
- House OKs Stopgap Funding Legislation. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;10/31/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31752, p3
Reports on the U.S. House of Representatives' approval of legislation that would continue funding federal government agencies and the District of Columbia at fiscal 2003 levels through November 7, 2003. Scope of the legislation.
- Regulators cost taxpayers ...1bn. // Public Finance;09/26/97, p3
Reports on the finding by a London School of Economics team that regulators and auditors of the British Audit Commission and National Audit Office are costing taxpayers one billion pounds a year. Doubling of spending on regulation between 1976 and 1995.
- Forsyth to carry out review of capping. // Public Finance;09/15/95, p2
Reports the plans for a review on council capping by secretary Michael Forsyth in Scotland. Promises made by Forsyth during the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation conference; Role of Forsyth in announcing a deregulation programme for local authorities; Opposition of Chancellor of the...