Public Private Partnerships Bulletin

September 15, 2009

Pardon Our Dust

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1. Lawsuit, external delays threaten 95/395 HOT lanes PPTA project (2 articles)

HOT blows cold

The Free-Lance Star

Battle lines drawn over HOT lanes dispute

Sun Gazette

2. Dulles rail tax district validated, Walker expresses more concerns (4 articles)

Judge validates key Dulles rail funding

Washington Examiner

We don’t need another toll hike

Washington Business Journal

Transit tolls

Leesburg Today

Residents accepting of toll increases

Fairfax Times

3. Pocahontas Parkway PPTA sees traffic decline in rough economy

4. PPEA project for SRI almost finished in Rockingham

5. Dominion Boulevard PPTA submitted to Chesapeake (4 articles)

Dominion Blvd. improvement would have up to $2.50 toll

The Virginian-Pilot

Economic growth part of Steel Bridge pitch

The Virginian-Pilot

Officials mulling over Va. toll

The Daily Advance

What a way to build the region’s roads

The Virginian-Pilot

6. SPSA proposals draw fire, PPEA sale of waste to energy plant advances (3 articles)

City Council not impressed with SPSA proposal

The Tidewater News

SPSA to end recycling

The Tidewater News

SPSA votes to sell Portsmouth power plant to Wheelabrator for $150 million

The Virginian-Pilot

7. Daily Press calls for leadership on transportation

8. Jordan Bridge toll avoidance options explored

9. VITA PPEA deal examined

10. Wise County seeks PPEA proposals for school complex (1 attachment)

Attached below is a PPEA solicitation from Wise County, Virginia seeking proposals for its new consolidated school complex.

11. Arizona passes PPP law for transportation (2 links)

Follow this link for a copy of the PPP legislation as passed by the Arizona legislature earlier this year.  Follow this link for a fact sheet on the legislation.