Dreaming of Garvees and New Ways to Pave Roads of Future
- Failed Funding Will Hurt U.S, Groups Warn. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/25/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32678, p5
The article discusses the issues surrounding U.S. transportation funding. According to transportation officials and concerned states, failure to increase transportation spending, such as through new tax-credit bonds, will likely result in reduced economic prosperity, greater damage to the...
- N.Y. Officials Laud Transit Hub Funding. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;8/13/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31448, p1
Reports the federal aid to the transportation industry in New York City. Utilization of bond financing; Construction of the commuter train system; Improvement of the downtown community.
- Washington state legislators feud over transportation bonds. Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;02/23/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30336, p1
Focuses on the feud between legislators in the United States over a $2.4 billion bond-financed transportation funding package. Intention of Republicans to bond out and use existing revenues to secure debts; Democrats' desire for an 11-cents-a-gallon hike in the state's gas tax to support the bonds.
- MORE FUNDS SOUGHT IN NEW BILL, BUT NO CONSENSUS ON TAX HIKE. Ichniowski, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record;9/30/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 14, p13
Reports the approval of the State Transportation officials and construction groups on the increase of funding for highway and transit projects in the U.S. Issuance of bonds; Growth of gas taxes; Agreements between American Road & Transportation Builders Association with APTA.
- NY finds new clout in transit fights. // Crain's New York Business;04/30/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 18, p17
Reports on favorable prospects for increases in funding for transportation projects for New York state because local congressional representatives have moved into crucial positions in the United States Congress where transit money is doled out. Funding received in 2000; Transit priorities in...
- TxDOT hearing to discuss federal transportation cuts. // Clarendon Enterprise (TX);3/22/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p5
The article reports that the Texas Department of Transportation is seeking public input on how best to respond to an expected mandate for Texas to return $290 million in federal highway funds to Washington.
- So Many Bottlenecks, So Few State Dollars. Quinn, William T. // njbiz;1/1/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p12
Focuses on the Transportation Trust Fund of New Jersey which provides the cash for the state's road and rail needs. Money needed by the fund to be able to finance transportation projects in the state; Background on the establishment of the fund; Action taken by the state's Transportation Trust...
- City seeks transportation grants. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;02/08/99, Vol. 17 Issue 6, pB4
Reports that the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan has applied for fine federal transportation enhancement grants for various improvement projects. Reconstruction of Ionia Avenue; Construction of the Grand River Walkway.
- TIGER funding comes to tri-state area. Soule, Alexander // Westchester County Business Journal;11/1/2010, Vol. 46 Issue 44, p44
The article reports on the U.S. Department of Transportation's approval to the Transportation Investment Generation Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program for the NYCT Sustainable Communities Consortium in New York.