Public Private Partnerships Bulletin

May 2, 2008

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1. Fairfax County finalizing plan for Lorton prison redevelopment

Lorton’s New Land Deal
Laurel Hill Connection, April 9, 2008

2. Georgia narrows field for IT outsourcing effort

Four to vie for Georgia outsourcing work
Washington Technology, April 15, 2008

3. Virginia to seek PPEA for new state office building

House Bill 5001 authorizes bond financing for state projects and requires a PPEA solicitation for this project.

Lawmakers seek 10-story office tower on Broad St.
Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 16, 2008

4. California poll shows support for infrastructure funding, use of P3

Poll shows infrastructure repairs urgent need
San Francisco Chronicle, April 11, 2008

5. Pennsylvania gets lecture on use of P3 for turnpike, Rendell promises action

Pa. given capitalist advice on tolls
Philadelphia Inquirer, April 11, 2008

Rendell says bids nearing on pike lease
Post-Gazette. April 17, 2008

6. New Jersey Turnpike deal analyzed, collapses because of opposition

Toll Road Offers New Jersey a Fiscal Test Drive
New York Times, April 13, 2008

Corzine looking at targeted toll increases to meet transit needs
Star-Ledger, April 29, 2008

7. Capital Beltway HOT Lanes project to start soon

Aging bridges, ramps to be replaced during HOT lanes project
Examiner, April 14, 2008

8. Virginia Supreme Court hears MWAA transfer case

Court hears Dulles Toll Road transfer case
Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 16, 2008

The Tribune of the People
Bacon’s Rebellion, April 21, 2008

9. IT PPEA brings jobs to Southwest Virginia

Coal region revamps its economy
Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 20, 2008

10. Interstate 81 legislators embrace tolls, except on I-81

Funding Potholes In Road Ahead
Daily News Record, May 6, 2008

11. Florida considers Alligator Alley lease to itself to raise cash for health care

State of Florida eyes toll roads as revenue source
Florida Capital News, April 18, 2008

12. Hampton Roads legislators look to concessions for new tunnel projects

Delegate Phil Hamilton’s Letter – Transportation Concession: A New Transportation Funding Option

Could a toll pay for HRBT’s expansion?
Daily Press, April 23, 2008

Transportation head calls for study of a wider Hampton tube
The Virginian-Pilot, April 29, 2008

Poll: Widening of Hampton tube tops wish list
The Virginian-Pilot, April 30, 2008

VDOT to get fresh look at HRBT traffic
The Virginian-Pilot, May 1, 2008

13. Georgia truck toll concept near death

Financial adviser says DOT should drop toll road proposals
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 16, 2008

14. Public Private Partnership Conference in Charlotte – May 21,  2008

Information about upcoming PPP conference in North Carolina sponsored by the NCPPP and AGC

15. Virginia legislator continues press for lottery privatization

Opinion: Let’s Stop Playing Games
Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 25, 2008

16. California PPP measure dies over union concerns

Public-Private Partnership Measure Dies in Calif. Committee- ENR | McGraw-Hill Construction
Engineering News-Record, April 24, 2008

17. North Carolina transit advocates fear tolls hurt the poor

The bell tolls for low-income drivers
The News & Observer, April 29, 2008

18. Dulles Rail project rises from the dead, still has a fever

Statements from U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary E. Peters and
Virginia Governor Tim Kaine Regarding Final Design Approval Notification
to Congress Regarding the Metrorail Extension Through Tysons Corner

Dulles Rail Set to Get Federal Approval
Washington Post, April 30, 2008

Dulles Rail Project Back on Track, But No Guarantee
Leesburg Today, April 30, 2008

19. York County solicits for Boys and Girls Club PPEA project

New “Club Building” for Boys & Girls Club at Yorktown Middle School (PPEA)

20. GMU Faculty Housing PPEA plans detailed

George Mason University: Faculty and Staff Housing – Town Hall Presentations, April, 2009