Arizona Light-Rail Backers Confident of Federal Funding
- Houston's Light-Rail Plan at Risk in the Face of DeLay Tactics. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;05/12/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30890, p3
Reports on the United States House of Representatives' announcement to decline financing for the proposed starter rail line between downtown Houston, Texas, and the city's Astrodome stadium. Necessity for the Harris County-Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority's payment for the project with...
- A Tale of Two Trains. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;06/06/2000, Vol. 332 Issue 30906, p1
Reports on the plans of the city of Houston, Texas, to build a light-rail transit using short-term notes to partly finance the project. Dallas model followed in Houston's proposed light railway; Legislator Tom DeLay's reasons for opposing the use of federal funds to finance the project.
- The risks of light rail. // Rail Business Intelligence;4/3/2003, Issue 195, p7
Provides information on market risks associated with light rail schemes. Comparison of risks with public finance initiatives; Views on market risk to the private sector; Implications for the railway industry.
- Bracing for a Rate Case. Gallagher, John // Traffic World;1/13/2003, Vol. 267 Issue 2, p11
Reports on the North Dakota government's recommendation in its 2003 to 2005 biennium budget for funding for a study to determine if it should go against the state's Class 1 railroads. Discussions regarding the rates being charged to move North Dakota grain to market by rail; Lack of competition...
- Priorities defined. // Railway Gazette International;Aug2012, Vol. 168 Issue 8, p8
The article reports that infrastructure manager S2DC has earmarked five priority projects for completion by 2015 in Czech Republic, which were postponed several times, are part of the modernisation of Corridors 3 and 4.
- Gas Tax Could Power Oklahoma Rail Expansion Plan. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;03/17/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30851, p4
Focuses on the proposal of senators on gasoline tax increase to help Amtrak expand passenger rail service in Oklahoma. Economic benefits of expanding passenger rail services; Route of the proposed rail service; Cost of upgrading passenger train lines; Drawbacks of the proposed Oklahoma...
- Govt rescues iconic Tas railway. // Travel Daily;2/25/2013, p6
The article focuses on the $6 million funding allotted by the Federal Government for the restoration of the West Coast Wilderness Railway tourist attraction in Tasmania.
- Nottingham light rail gets the go-ahead. // Public Private Finance;Nov2006, Issue 108, p8
The article reports on the approval of a plan of the council regarding a private finance initiative project to extend the tram system by transport secretary Douglas Alexander in Nottingham, England. The government would contribute up to Â£437 million. According to Alexander, they will continue...
- Want to build a railroad park? Burgess, Paul // Trains;Nov2007, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p68
The article focuses on the challenges faced by the CHAMPTrain committee established by the city of Homewood, Illinois in establishing a railroad park in the city. It cites the factors considered in selecting the location of the railroad park. It details the problems encountered by the committee...