Public Private Partnerships Bulletin

August 4, 2008

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1. Baltimore community college seeks revenue through PPP
Trading land for learning
Baltimore Sun, July 9, 2008

2. Maryland examining options for new Potomac River crossing
Officials cross river to aid river crossing
The Free Lance-Star, July 9, 2008

3. Richmond evaluating PPP for new downtown deck
Talks aim to boost Richmond parking
Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 9, 2008

4. Norfolk takes PPEA off the table for new courthouse project
Norfolk City Council OKs new courthouse complex
The Virginian-Pilot, July 9, 2008

5. Virginia passes PPTA legislation for Virginia Beach light rail
Light rail extension OK’d, but process could take years
The Virginian-Pilot, July 11, 2008

6. SPSA grants FOIA exemption for PPEA information
A resolution recently adopted by SPSA related to the Covanta PPEA proposal now under review. Competing proposals are due August 15, 2008.

7. Peters urges reform, not more taxes in RTD editorial
Transportation: Try Real Reform — Not Additional Taxes
Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 13, 2008

8. Study shows high use for planned I-95 Fredericksburg interchange
Thousands might use interchange
The Free Lance-Star, July 22, 2008

9. Portsmouth hotel bond package fails to get council support
Sen. Lucas’ plan for conference center-hotel denied funding
The Virginian-Pilot, July 23, 2008

10. Arlington announces recent PPP deals for development projects
Public-Private Partnership Brings Benefits to Arlington Mill Project
Arlington Economic Development

11. California unveils large bond proposal for water projects
Huge bond plan to revamp state water system
San Francisco Chronicle, July 11, 2008

12. Georgia renews attempt to revive transportation plan
Governor Perdue announces IT3 Transportation Plan
The Thomaston Times, July 11, 2008

13. Capital Beltway HOT lanes funding plans get scrutiny
Toll-Lanes Contract Could Cost State
Washington Post, July 20, 2008

14. North Carolina passes toll road legislation
Bills recently passed by the North Carolina General Assembly:
House Bill 2318
Senate Bill 1697

15. Dulles Rail project costs continue to increase
Metrorail Construction Costs Soar $54 Million as Project Pushed Back
Washington Post, July 24, 2008

16. Southampton PPEA deal for wastewater upgrade nears approval
Supervisors to get public input on sewer project
The Tidewater News, July 25, 2008

17. Navy work undermining SPSA WTE facility foundations
Navy work suspected in sinking SPSA plant in Portsmouth
The Virginian-Pilot, July 31, 2008

18. Loudoun Government Center PPEA advances to detailed phase
Gov’t Center Plans Advance: Developers Asked For More Detail On $71M Office Project
Leesburg Today, August 1, 2008

19. Georgia 316 project likely dead as PPP
Ga. 316 likely won’t become toll road with new formula
Athens Banner-Herald, July 31, 2008

20. Culpeper seeks to salvage PPEA deal for water
Angler deal still on table for BOS
Star Exponent, August 3, 2008