TITLE

Unlocking local gridlock requires public will and planning

AUTHOR(S)
Cashman, Tim
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);10/27/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 43, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the traffic and gridlock in Las Vegas, Nevada which threatens to affect the city's prosperity in 2008. The state Department of Transportation is expecting that the highway funding shortfall in Las Vegas will be $5 billion over the next ten years. He believes that alternatives like public-private partnerships can be a part of the solution but will never be an effective one when dealing with such congestion which affects the long--term economy and the quality of life.
ACCESSION #
35377790

 

Related Articles

  • Road finance corporation being considered.  // Commercial Vehicle;Jul2014, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p22 

    The article reports on the plan of India's Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) to set up a road finance corporation in partnership with Japanese investors.

  • TRAFFIC SOLUTION. PINKSTAFF, JOHN // Oregon Business Magazine;May2013, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p40 

    The author discusses traffic congestion in Oregon and public-private sector patnership as its solution. He states that economic and environmental costs are associated with traffic congestion and investment failures lead to travel delay. Major infrastructure projects lack government funding due...

  • Roads policy is 'ad-hoc, short-term and dire'.  // Commercial Motor;1/22/2004, Vol. 199 Issue 5063, p16 

    Presents updates on road transportation in Great Britain as of January 2004. Criticism from the RAC Foundation on the growing road congestion; Benefits of the proposed public-private partnership to finance the M74 extension scheme in Glasgow, Scotland.

  • Carrots and Sticks. Vasil, Gregory // Real Estate Connection;2007 4th Quarter, p4 

    The author suggests some possible solutions to budget shortfalls in Massachusetts. He emphasizes the need for more public-private partnerships between business and government. He recommends communities to offer a drastically reduced entitlement process to developers in return for a financial...

  • Private Funding, Public Debate. Natter, Ari // Traffic World;6/18/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 24, p12 

    The article focuses on the hearing over the traffic congestion and mobility in the U.S. At the hearing on June 7, 2007, Representative Peter A. DeFazio of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee told Undersecretary for Transportation Jeffrey N. Shane that his department's plans to...

  • Eastern promise.  // International Construction;Mar2006, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p12 

    The article reports on the construction of a motorway in Melbourne, Victoria that promises to relieve the traffic problem in the city's eastern suburbs. The Victorian government's Southern and Eastern Integrated Transport Authority awarded the 39 year concession for Public Private Partnership...

  • PUT CONGESTION ON FAST TRACK. Hamlin, George W. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);6/1/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 22, p52 

    The article discusses the impact of increasing traffic on U.S. transportation modes. It is stated that if congestion in highways will increase, the public may be a source of funding for improvement projects. It is suggested that the government could purchase rail pathways and turn over its...

  • Virginia Panel Certifies $2.1 Billion I-66 Upgrade as P3 Project. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;8/26/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34367, p1 

    Virginia's proposed $2.1 billion project to reduce congestion on Interstate 66 can go ahead as a public-private partnership.

  • CDOT Rolls Out New Tools to Meet Growth. Dailey, Scott // ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/27/2015, Vol. 274 Issue 12, pMT12 

    Innovative funding mechanisms, private-sector partners, smart-roads technology are among the agency's newest tools

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics