Hungry for Power, California Obtains $3.5 Billion Bridge Loan
- California Infrastructure Finance Needs Work. Danczyk, Paul A. // PA Times;Feb2001, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p1
Focuses on the need for additional government funding of California's transportation infrastructure. Overview on the current status of the state's public finance system; Efforts of the California Department of Transportation aimed at increasing state infrastructure financing; Suggested...
- Illinois Transportation Authority CFO Looks Beyond GOs. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;04/06/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31113, p4
Reports that Illinois' Regional Transportation Authority is pondering an expansion into other financing territories such as the leveraging of federal grants and interest rate swaps. Credit rating of the agency; Addition bonding authorization given to the authority under the state's public works...
- The transport that leaves Scotland behind. // Public Finance;04/13/2001, p12
Reports on the low allocation for transport funds in Scotland. Opinion of the chairman of the government's Commission for Integrated Transport; Comparison to the high regard for transport budget in England.
- Older Iowans favor more spending. // Roads & Bridges;Nov2010, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p17
The article reports on a survey by "Quad City Times" which revealed the preference of Iowa voters age 50 or older for continued or increased state funding for transportation, education and long-term care.
- Sequestration Could Cut $1.7 Billion From Freight-Related Programs. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);9/24/2012, Vol. 13 Issue 33, p8
The article discusses the implications of U.S. federal sequestration on transportation funds and programs.
- Crumbling Bridges, Oil Imports, Rising VMT, More Roads... Oh My! // Planning;Mar2008, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p5
The author reflects on the details of the report made by the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission regarding the future of the transportation industry in the U.S. He states that the idea of funding is good, but spending too much money on unwise infrastructure...
- Tucson-Area Voters Consider Highway Ballot Question. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;7/21/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32179, p36
Reports on the budget proposition aimed at alleviating traffic congestion in Tucson, Arizona. Role of Pima County voters in approving legislation for a half-cent increase in sales tax designed to finance the project; Amount expected to be derived from the sales tax increase; Reason for involving...
- Spotsylvania Co., Va., Sets $278M Bond Vote. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;8/19/2005, Vol. 353 Issue 32200, p4
Reports on the plan of the officials in Spotsylvania County, Virginia to put bond questions on the November 2005 ballot. Proposed funding for local transportation projects; County board of supervisors' approval of a resolution to place four separate tax-exempt general obligation bond questions...
- 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...