Texas Road Agency Ready to Sell Despite Conflict Probe
- Far west bond-watch. Marois, Michael B.; Figler, Andrea // Bond Buyer;01/21/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30812, p27
Focuses on developments related to the bond market and public finance in the Western part of the United States, current as of January 21, 2000. Includes a legislative hearing on the debate over the 91-Expressway toll road in California; Washington-based ports' filing of a lawsuit in King County...
- Officials push Harris County, Tex., to study selling toll road. Preston, Darrell // Bond Buyer;03/25/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30606, p7
Focuses on Harris County, Texas budget officials' plan to ask county commissioners for approval to study selling the county's toll road system to a nonprofit corporation. Profit to be generated by the county; Defeasance of outstanding county toll road bonds; Sale of new debt by a non-profit entity.
- Texas Pushing Toll Road Projects, With Help From New Authorities. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;7/20/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31929, p1
Reports on the approval by a state planning organization of a toll road construction plan in Texas. Cost of the project; Problems with the funding of the project; Details of other related construction projects in the state.
- FAR WEST Bond-Watch. Finestone, Deborah; Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;5/24/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31394, p33
Reports on developments in the bond market in the U.S. as of May 2002. Plan of the Orange County Transportation Authority to purchase a private toll road; Appointment of former municipal utility officials to the Water Commission; Reaction of Evergreen School District officials to the approval...
- Orange Co. Toll Drama Far From Over. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;11/18/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32262, p1
Reports on the continuing conflict between the two toll road agencies, the Foothill/Eastern Transportation Corridor Agency and the San Joaquin Hill Transportation Corridor Agency in Orange County, California despite the approval of a financial agreement between the two agencies' boards. Terms...
- Seven Indiana Counties to Split $240M In Proceeds From Lease of Toll Road. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;9/15/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32467, p40
The article reports on the plan of Indiana to distribute $240 million funds from $3.8 billion proceeds from the lease of the Indiana Toll Road that runs through those countries. Steuben, Lagrange, Elkhart, Saint Joseph and LaPorte are the five counties that will receive $40 million each. Porter...
- Standard & Poor's Moves S.C. Toll Road to Negative. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;1/7/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31298, p32
Reports on the change in rating of outstanding revenue bonds sold in 1998 to build a toll road in Atlanta, Georgia by ratings agency Standards & Poor Corp. Categories of bonds to which the action applies; Difference between the projected and actual toll revenue earned on the road; Statistics of...
- Stop the Gravy Train. Moorlach, John // Orange County Business Journal;5/10/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p47
Comments on the financial implications of proposed toll road projects in California. Flaws in the proposals raised by critics; Requirement of legislation to consummate the alternative proposal; Concern on the difficulty of amending the bond indentures.
- Indiana Toll-Road Lease Sets a High Bar for Public-Private Patnerships. Carvlin, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;12/28/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32539, Special section p40
The article reports on the presentation of the Bond Buyer's 2006 Non-Traditional Public Finance Deal of the Year award to Indiana for its toll-road lease transaction. The award recognizes deals that fund traditional public finance projects without the use of municipal securities. The article...