Public Private Partnerships Bulletin

February 4, 2008

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1. Dulles Rail deal falters on federal decision, options being weighed

Letter from Federal Transit Administration head James S. Simpson to Gov. Kaine

Editorial: Why the feds should kill Dulles Rail
Examiner, January 18, 2008

Fate of Dulles Metro Line to Be Discussed Today
Washington Post, January 24, 2008

Officials call for ‘time-out’ on Dulles Rail
Examiner, January 24, 2008

The Dulles Rail Death Knell
Washington Post, January 27, 2008

Private Interest In Rail To Dulles
Washington Post, January 28, 2008

Va. Gains Time to Save U.S. Funding for Dulles Rail
Washington Post, January 29, 2008

Kaine given more time on rail rebuttal
Examiner, January 29, 2008

Kaine Raises The Specter Of Higher Dulles Tolls
Washington Post, January 30, 2008

Back From the Dead?
Washington Post, January 31, 2008

Editorial: Air, Rail
Richmond Times-Dispatch, February 3, 2008

2. Culpeper seeks interest in PPEA for downtown development, water and sewer

Two recent initiatives from Culpeper County seeking partners for infrastructure development projects in the community:

3. HOT Lanes on 95 draw skeptics, enforcement discussed

Study examines HOT lanes’ effect
Manassas Journal Messenger, January 24, 2008

North Stafford HOT lane still on schedule
The Free Lance-Star, January 29, 2008

4. Virginia Beach releases study on I-264 toll options

Beach revs up for I-264 toll sequel
The Virginian-Pilot, January 23, 2008

Editorial: Toll for neglect is $2.85 per day
The Virginian-Pilot, February 1, 2008

5. Pennsylvania eyes toll caps under privatization plan

Toll Hikes Could Be Capped For Turnpike Bidders
The Bulletin, February 6, 2008

6. Loudoun Government Center PPEA site loses favor as Dulles Rail falters

Moorefield Loses Some Favor as Site For Center
Washington Post, February 3, 2008