Public Private Partnerships Bulletin

March 31, 2008

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1. Tyson’s tunnel advocates stop lawsuit

Tysons tunnel supporters withdraw lawsuit
Examiner, March 26, 2008

2. Portsmouth seeks light rail option in Midtown Tunnel PPTA

Portsmouth sees a light-rail hub at its end of the tunnel
The Virginian-Pilot, March 27, 2008

3. Agreement forms around new tunnel to strike Hampton Roads transportation deal

Norfolk mayor agrees to back expansion of Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel
The Virginian-Pilot, March 28, 2008

Legislators: Add a two-lane tube to HRBT
Daily Press, March 28, 2008

4. Northern Virginia transportation funding weighs heavily on lawmakers

Transit, North and South: How to balance money, politics and transportation planning to benefit commuters
Washington Post, March 28, 2008

5. Rockbridge board wants 81 widening slowed

Board: Slow Down Truck Lane Project, Supervisors Say Plan Actually Widens I-81 By Three Lanes
The News-Gazette, March 26, 2008

6. New North Carolina port expense could be twice earlier forecast

Proposed Brunswick port would cost $2.3 billion
Wilmington Star-News, March 28, 2008

7. Culpeper to hear presentation on Angler PPEA for water and sewer

Budget issues, Angler project on county agenda
Star Exponent, March 31, 2008

8. Privatization of Virginia lottery examined

Taking Va. Lottery private discussed: But a delegate from Loudoun County favors the concept
Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 31, 2008

Legislation introduced to study this concept: House Bill No. 292

9. RMA profits up, but needs linger

Toll-road profits up 62% in’07: But despite that figure, real revenue from tolls has increased by only 2.5%
Richmond Times-Dispatch, March 30, 2008

10. Coalfields Expressway reaches another milestone toward construction

Work May Begin On Coalfield Expressway By Year’s End
Bristol Herald Courier, March 28, 2008