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- DOT's Mendez Sees Highway Funding at Crossroads. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;11/19/2014, Issue 34213, p1
President Obama is pushing for Congress to take up his proposed $302 billion, four-year Grow America Act before the extension of the Highway Trust Fund expires in May, a top Transportation Department official said Tuesday at The Bond Buyer's Transportation Finance/P3 Conference.
- FLORIDA: Land Funds Get OK. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;9/28/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32476, p33
The article reports on the approval of the Legislative Budget Commission of the $46 million request of the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT). The money would be use to purchase 4,000 acres of land in north Florida to build roads. The DOT plans to borrow the funds from one area of its...
- Tax-Backed Road Bonds Floated in Nebraska Bill. Devitt, Caitlin // Investment Dealers' Digest;3/4/2011, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p12
The article reports on the inclusion of the taxation of road bonds in a bill in Nebraska.
- Chicago Selling $206M GO Deal With Floating- to Fixed-Rate Swap. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;10/2/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31483, p36
Reports the plans of city officials to sell variable-rate general obligation bonds in Chicago, Illinois. Use of proceeds to pay for infrastructure projects; Correlation between fixed-rate and floating-rate component; Impact of tax law changes on bonds.
- Management and Administration. // Public Roads;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p51
Provides information on several issues on transportation management and administration in the United States. Regional community-building forums announced by the Department of Transportation (DOT); Highway improvements to the public agreed by the DOT and other organizations; Issuance of...
- Bush requests a little more for DOT budget. // Refrigerated Transporter;3/1/2005, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p14
Reports on the proposal of President George W. Bush to increase funding for the U.S. Department of Transportation. Terms of Bush's proposal; Motives behind the budget increase; Details on the average transportation and communication spending and expenses.
- Georgia Mulls Contracts With Private Firms to Build Highways Under New Law. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;2/11/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31819, p7
Reports on the plan of the Department of Transportation to enter into contracts with private developers to pay the costs of highway projects in Atlanta, Georgia. Reconstruction of the four-lane highway; Collection of tolls to redesign bridges and roads; Partnership between private and public...
- Traffic Enforcement: Funding of Automatic Red-Light and Speed Enforcement Technologies: GAO-03-408R. Guerrero, Peter F. // GAO Reports;2/21/2003, p1
A number of cities and counties have implemented photo enforcement programs to improve traffic safety. These programs use cameras to identify drivers running red lights or speeding and issue tickets to owners of identified vehicles. Such programs are eligible for funding through Department of...
- Putting Your Transportation Dollars to Work. DUTTON, AUDREY // Bond Buyer;3/26/2009, Vol. 367 Issue 33087, p6A
The article discusses the new set of guidelines and regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Transportation on stimulus funding to states and metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs). Under the new regulations, if states and regional councils fail to commit a minimum of 50% of their funds...