Public Private Partnerships Bulletin

October 6, 2008

Pardon Our Dust

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1.  FHWA issues report on PPP across U.S.
Follow this link to a recent report by the Federal Highway Administration related to PPP projects for transportation and the status of legislation across the United States. 
Follow this link for a series of policy recommendations on PPP and regulatory overhaul presented by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
2.  CNN highlights infrastructure needs and PPP opportunities
Follow this link to a recent story on CNN featuring the Coalition for Strengthening America’s Infrastructure.
3.  North Carolina examines tolls, more taxes, to solve road needs
New taxes urged for roads, bridges
The News & Obsevser, August 22, 2008
4.  Virginia DGIF seeks proposals for new HQ facility
5.  HOT Lanes underway, but are they worth it?
See the attached RFP “DGIF HQ.doc” for new headquarters facility for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries in Richmond.
Washington Post, August 25, 2008
Richmond Times Dispatch, August 28, 2008
6.  Babcock falters on leveraged infrastructure deals

Business Spectator
7.  South Carolina reviewing plan to privatize Charleston ports

Charleston Business, August 18, 2008
8.  Virginia auditor issues reports on capital outlay process, IT PPEA projects
9.  Tolls on Hampton Roads projects debated
Daily Press, August 26, 2008
10.  SPSA PPEA moves ahead despite site issues
Virginian-Pilot, August 28, 2008
11.  FHWA issues guidance on TIFIA loans
12.  PPEA for new medical school breaks ground
Roanoke Times, September 18, 2008