Washington lawmakers reconvene to tackle transportation budget
- FY 2007 budget sheds light on transportation. // Roads & Bridges;Mar2006, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p11
Reports on the fiscal year 2007 transportation budget proposed by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush. Total budget proposed for the U.S. Department of Transportation; Federal transportation programs that received funding; Budget requested for a pilot program to test the...
- PRICE TAGS REMAIN MILES APART. Friel, Brian // National Journal;4/17/2004, Vol. 36 Issue 16, p1193
Discusses a proposed bill concerning the budget for transportation in the U.S. in 2004. Details of the proposed budget in 2003; Value of the proposed budget approved by the U.S. Senate in February, 2004; Actions taken by the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush to oppose the...
- Highway and bridge funds cut. // Construction Bulletin;6/16/2008, Vol. 293 Issue 24, p110
The article reports on the first deficit of the Highway Trust Fund in the U.S. according to the Transportation Construction Coalition. The fund is falling $3.7 billion short of meeting the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act-A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) highway...
- Traffic forums foment talk of finance, freeways and Friant. Radke, Chuck // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;01/31/2000, Issue 322571, p3
Highlights the California's Transportation Challenge forum on transportation financing in California. Proposals presented by assemblyman Mike Briggs; Transportation issues discussed in the forum; Topic of freeways as a source of conflict for mass-transit lobby.
- Funding sources still unclear for twin cities transit plan. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;12/02/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30779, p3
Reports on the lack of certain funding sources for several transit projects proposed for Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota. Recommendation of new and improved bus service routes, new bus lanes, two new commuter rail lines, and construction of a second light-rail line over a ten-year period;...
- North Carolina legislators mull allowing tax hikes for mass transit. Molis, Jim // Bond Buyer;07/24/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30194, p3
Reports that North Carolina lawmakers are mulling over the idea of allowing local voters and politicians to raise taxes to fund bus and rail services. Plans by the cities of Charlotte and Raleigh to sell bonds secured by taxes; Role of rail transit systems in bringing down traffic jams;...
- Casablanca to invite bids to build tramline by April. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;1/15/2010, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p11
The article reports on the plans of Casa Transports, the government-owned body in charge of overhauling Casablanca's transport network, to issue tender documents for the 850 million dollars contract to build the first tramline in the end of first quarter of 2010 in the largest city in Morocco.
- Talking transport. // Business News New Jersey;03/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p4
Reports on transportation policy makers and private companies' plan to congregate at the Transportation Policy Summit to discuss New Jersey' transportation funding needs.
- ONTC considering privatization. Gouliquer, Dianne // Northern Ontario Business;May97, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p14B
Reports on the possibility of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) privatizing some of its services due to funding cutbacks. Services overseen by ONTC; Draft plan for restructuring and downsizing; Uneven funding on its different services; Decrease in workforce.