Public Private Partnerships Bulletin

May 30, 2008

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1. Schwarzenegger urges legislators to travel to see PPP examples

See the world, let special interests pay, Schwarzenegger urges lawmakers
Los Angeles Times, May 1, 2008

2. Pennsylvania extends Turnpike concession deadline

Sluggish economy hinders turnpike-leasing plan
Philadelphia Inquirer, May 2, 2008

3. Tolling opposition kills Yadkin/I-85 Bridge concession

Editorial: Yadkin Bridge stuck as-is
Salisbury Post, April 28, 2008

4. Virginia seeks partners for state office building development

Public Private Education Infrastructure Act Request for Proposals for Construction of the New 8th Street Office Building With Parking Deck and Renovation of the 9th Street Office Building in Richmond Virginia – PPEA PC194-17091

5. Dulles Rail PPP slows because of Dulles Toll Road lawsuit

Toll road lawsuit may still snag revived Dulles Rail construction
The Examiner, May 2, 2008

6. Dulles Rail revival discussed

Letter from FHWA allowing MWAA to move forward with the next phase of the Dulles Rail project.

A Debate Over What Revived Dulles Rail
Washington Post, May 5, 2008

Editorial: ‘New’ Dulles Rail is same old bad deal
The Examiner
, May 7, 2008

7. effort dying

Rail Tunnel Advocates Running Out Of Steam
Washington Post, May 6, 2008

8. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools P3 effort falters over complex negotiations

Public/Private Partnerships On Hold, Legal Fees Up To $230,000
NBC 17, May 13, 2008

9. Blue Ribbon Panel endorses funds for Triangle Expressway PPP, 540 advances

Commission boosts Triangle Expressway
News & Observer
, May 13, 2008

540 tolls not ‘your grandfather’s toll road’
WRAL, May 12, 2008

10. McDonnell blasts Kaine tax package, urges more PPTA use

Statement of Attorney General Bob McDonnell on Governor’s Transportation Plan (May 12, 2008)

11. Fairfax enters PPEA contract for Laurel Hill development

Materials regarding the PPEA deal for the reuse of the former Lorton prison site:

12. Manassas Park advances PPEA for recreation center

Public Notice

13. University releases report evaluating PPP aspects

Recent report from the University of Melbourne evaluating the effectiveness of various PPP approaches: Performance of PPPs and Traditional Procurement in Australia