Public Private Partnerships Bulletin

July 9, 2008

Pardon Our Dust

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1. Fairfax discussion of PPEA for South County Middle School continues


Another Round of Middle School Pleas
Laurel Hill Connection, June 12, 2008

2. Hampton Roads transportation fix leads to toll roads, PPTA

Tolls ahead: Toll concessions should be part of the larger road solution
Daily Press, June 18, 2008

A widened I-64 could come with tollbooths
Daily Press, June 20, 2008

Opinion: Consider Public-Private Partnerships
Richmond Times-Dispatch, June 28, 2008

Lawmakers still seek out the former VDOT leader’s perspective
Daily Press, July 7, 2008

How much would you pay for a quick commute?
Daily Press, July 6, 2008

For whom will the roads be tolled? Everyone.
The Virginian-Pilot, July 5, 2008

3. James City County seeks PPEA proposals for new police station

James City County PPEA RFP 08-0099

4. Private financing beats tax-exempt rates on Beltway HOT Lanes PPTA

Another One Bites the Dust
Bacon’s Rebellion, June 23, 2008

5. Plans for I-73 modifications creep forward

VDOT presentation: Interstate 73 Update

I-73 route study not authorized
Martinsville Bulletin, June 22, 2008

Editorial: Confusion about I-73
Martinsville Bulletin, June 22, 2008

6. Rockbridge County seeks PPEA for new waste transfer station

Recent PPEA solicitation from Rockbridge County for a new waste transfer station.

7. Beltway HOT Lanes work begins, neighbors upset

Tree Cutting Shocks HOT Lane Neighbors
Washington Post, June 24, 2008

As Beltway Widens, Neighbors Battle for Buffers: Annandale Mourns Loss of Greenery
Washington Post, July 6, 2008

8. North Carolina Ports makes deal for Wilmington development

Authority makes preliminary pick on developer for international port
Wilmington Star-News, June 24, 2008

9. Baltimore seeks financial advisors for schools and parks

Recent RFP from the City of Baltimore seeking a financial advisor for innovative approaches to develop school and parks projects.

10. Culpeper PPEA proposal brings citizen and board concerns

Optimism in face of objection
Star Exponent, June 27, 2008

Better the devil you know?
Star Exponent, June 29, 2008

11. I-81 corridor states discuss improvements strategy

VDOT presentation: Joint Multistate Study Agreements on Transportation Issues and Needs in the Interstate 81 Corridor

12. Southampton County proceeds to agreement on wastewater PPEA

Recent notice from Southampton County, Virginia announcing that the firm intends to execute a comprehensive agreement under the PPEA for upgrades to the Courtland sewage treatment facility.

13. ULI issues report on state of U.S. Infrastructure

Infrastructure 2008: A Competitive Advantage Says 2008 Marks Critical Juncture In U.S. Infrastructure Investment, Development
Urban Land Institute, April 29, 2008

14. Transurban requests return of Virginia political contributions

Toll Road Firm Made Illegal Contributions
Washington Post, Thursday, July 3, 2008

15. New Jersey now considers HOT lanes to raise cash

Lawmakers consider private lanes on N.J. Turnpike
The Star-Ledger, July 8, 2008