Amtrak, DOT Hammer Out Temporary Funding Plan
- RED INK ON THE RAILS. Murray, Mark // National Journal;12/1/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 48, p3678
Discusses the actions taken by the United States Transportation Department to deal with the financial performance of Amtrak. Liquidation of the company's assets; Information on the Amtrak Reform and Accountability Act; Recommendations of the Amtrak Reform Council for the recovery of the...
- Bill Could Provide Amtrak With $19.2B Over Six Years. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;1/17/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32548, p6
The article reports on a legislation introduced in the United States Senate that would authorize the Congress to provide 19.2 billion for Amtrak over six years. It will include up to 7.8 billion of taxable tax-credit bonds that would be issued by states or Amtrak for projects approved by the...
- DOT: After Amtrak Restructuring, States Would Assume Rail Costs. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;7/30/2003, Vol. 345 Issue 31688, p3
Focuses on plans of the U.S. Department of Transportation to reorganize Amtrak Corp. Impact of the reorganization plans on states' funding plans; Objective of the proposed reorganization; Entities into which Amtrak Corp. will be reorganized.
- AMTRAK TO KEEP RUNNING FOR NOW. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/08/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 2, p14
Reports the proposed financial assistance of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to prevent plant shutdown of Amtrak. Terms and conditions of the proposed agreement; Impact of the supplemental spending bill on helping Amtrak; Views of DOT Secretary Norman Y. Mineta.
- Mineta Predicts Amtrak Will Stay on Track. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;6/26/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31416, p5
Reports the negotiation for a funding deal between Amtrak company and the Department of Transportation in the U.S. Supply of emergency aid to Amtrak for continuation of operations; Statement regarding the status of the negotiation by Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta; Proposal of...
- What freight delays cost Amtrak. // Railway Age;May2008, Vol. 209 Issue 5, p19
The article reports that delays in passenger trains caused by freight trains cost Amtrak almost $137 million in fiscal year 2006, or nearly one-third of its federal operating subsidy, according to a inspector general from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). The $137 million reportedly...
- Virginia, Ohio Transportation Projects Want $350 Million in TIFIA Loans. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;10/17/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31742, p4
Reports on the plan of the backers of transportation projects in Virginia and Ohio to apply for two direct loans under the Transportation Infrastructure Financing and Innovation Act program of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). Percentage of the construction costs of surface...
- Banks added to lending list. // Overdrive;Dec2010, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p56
The article reports that U.S. Department of Transportation' Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization has guaranteed 750,000 dollars in loans for eligible small and disadvantaged business.
- Transportation: San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Project Gets $450 Million TIFIA Loan. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;12/06/2001, Vol. 338 Issue 31279, p5
Reports on an announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation regarding a multi-million dollar loan approval to rebuild the damaged San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program under which the loan was approved; Unique features of the...