Public Private Partnerships Bulletin

November 29, 2007

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1. Maryland judge OKs Inter County Connector project

Connector gets green light
The Examiner, November 9, 2007

2. I-81 update given to Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board

Recent update on the Interstate 81 widening project given to the Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board.

3. Manassas Park receives PPEA for Army office park

M. Park backs BRAC bid
Manassas Journal Messenger, November 8, 2007

4. North Carolina transportation group begins work

Notes from the first meeting of the Blue Ribbon Panel on North Carolina Transportation.

5. NCPPP Annual Meeting highlights recent projects

Presentations for November 2, 2007 meeting.

6. Virginia legislator calls for port privatization study

Port study requires care, not quickness
Virginian-Pilot, November 11, 2007

7. Virginia DRPT continues analysis of 95/395 HOT Lanes

Recent update from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation about the HOT Lanes project and its impact on mass transit in the corridor.

8. Georgia and South Carolina reach deal over new bi-state port

Georgia, South Carolina seal the deal on new port
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, November 10, 2007

Sanford patches port deal together
The State, November 11, 2007

9. Fredericksburg reconsiders projects in light of declining revenues

City facing some spending challenges
The Free Lance-Star, November 12, 2007

10. VDOT moves forward with outsourcing of interstate maintenance in Hampton Roads

VDOT to open bids for repair, maintenance of local roadways
Virginian-Pilot, November 12, 2007

11. SPSA seeks PPEA bids for waste to energy facility

Recent notice from the Southeastern Public Service Authority seeking PPEA bids for its waste to energy facility in Portsmouth, Virginia.

12. I-80 toll plan in Pennsylvania lacks steam

Pitch for I-80 tolls leaves them cold
Philadelphia Inquirer, November 8, 2007

More than 250 tell officials why they oppose I-80 tolls
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 8, 2007

13. Wiehle Avenue parking deck PPEA stalls

See notice for Wiehle Addendum and the the most recent updates on the Wiehle Avenue parking deck PPEA.

14. New Jersey advances privatization to cut state debt

Corzine aiming to cut state’s debt in half
The Star-Ledger, November 15, 2007

15. Work continues on Dulles Rail despite lack of final federal approvals

Despite risk, Dulles rail moves forward
Examiner, November 15, 2007

16. NCTA mandates open tolling for 540 project

540 Toll Roads Would Be a ‘No-Stop’ System
WRAL, November 14, 2007

17. Midway Airport privatization advances

Southwest strikes deal over Midway lease
Chicago Business, November 15, 2007

18. I-95 toll interchange in Fredericksburg advances

Consultant picked to study I-95 interchange
Free Lance-Star, November 20, 2007

19. Frederick County advances PPEA for new school

Frederick expects new school will cost $19.2 million
The Winchester Star, November 21, 2007

No. 12: Frederick will soon have a dozen elementary schools
The Winchester Star, November 29, 2007

20. Greenway opposition continues post-election

Wolf, Chapman Press Greenway On Profits
Leesburg Today, November 23, 2007

21. Loudoun Government Center PPEA public hearing shows Oaklawn support

Oaklawn Garners Support For Gov’t Center
Leesburg Today, November 29, 2007

22. Fredericksburg advances PPEA for water line projects

Recent briefing given to the Fredericksburg City Council approving the PPEA for the water extension project.