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- No local taxes or subsidies expected for Urban Train. Trinidad, Pablo J. // Caribbean Business;3/7/1996, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p14
Reports on how the projected Urban Train, slated for construction from 1996 to 2001 will be funded in Puerto Rico. Federal money targeted; How the Urban Train will enhance Puerto Rico; Construction funds; Reception of the Urban Train; Remarks from Puerto Rico Transportation and Public Works'...
- Federal funds for urban train pending. Smith, David // Caribbean Business;8/24/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 34, p33
Reports on the absence of funding guarantees for an urban transportation system in Puerto Rico. Identification of the project's merits; Reasons for the absence of funding assurance; Optimism for the project's support by legislators from the United States.
- P.R. & U.S. cities compete for train funds. Rodriguez, Meriemil // Caribbean Business;4/20/1995, Vol. 23 Issue 16, p20
Reports that Puerto Rico Transportation Secretary Carlos I. Pesquera will be in Los Angeles, Calif. on May 4 to 5, 1995 for a review of the four federal urban-train demonstration projects in line to receive federal funding. Funding for the first phase of the train; Other local government...
- â‚¬450m for sustainablity. // Railway Gazette International;Jun2013, Vol. 169 Issue 6, p16
The article reports on the launching by French Transport Minister FrÃ©dÃ©ric Cuvillier on May 7, 2013 of a new financing competition for urban transport schemes outside of Paris, including innovative projects in the area of sustainable mobility.
- IEP - cost rising. Ford, Roger // Modern Railways;May2008, Vol. 65 Issue 716, p27
The author comments on the revelation of Transport Minister Tom Harris of Great Britain on March 6, 2008, that the Department for Transport has spent Â£7.9 million on consultancy fees for the Inter-city Express Program (IEP) since 2005. The author opines that the resurgence of the main line...
- New Starts funding. // Railway Gazette International;Aug2011, Vol. 167 Issue 8, p16
The article focuses on a funding package worth 1.58 billion U.S. dollars which U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on June 27, 2011 for 27 urban transport projects across the U.S. under the New Starts initiative.
- Mass Transit: FTA Needs to Provide Clear Information and Additional Guidance on the New Starts Ratings Process: GAO-03-701. // GAO Reports;6/23/2005, p1
Under the Transportation Equity Act for the 21 st Century (TEA-21), Congress authorized federal funding for New Starts fixed guideway transit projects--including rail and bus rapid transit projects that met certain criteria. In response to an annual mandate under TEA-21, GAO assessed the New...
- Island Bridge Begins. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;1/6/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32293, p31
The article reports on the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a new Sauvie Island Bridge in Sauvie Island, Oregon. The new bridge will replace the existing span across the Willamette River that provides transportation access for residents of Portland area to the island. The new...
- A REPORTER AT LARGE. Lardner, James // New Yorker;6/25/84, Vol. 60 Issue 13, p41
Discusses the proposal of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Richard Ravitch to restore the public transportation network of New York. Problems of public transportation; Effort of rebuilding transportation; Circumstances surrounding transit negotiations.