Public Private Partnerships Bulletin

September 6, 2012

Pardon Our Dust

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1.  VDOT continues review of 81 widening plans and studies (2 articles)
Editorial: Prepare to widen Interstate 81
Roanoke Times
Contractor studying possibility of widening I-81
Roanoke Times
2.  Virginia files I-95 improvement plan despite opposition (2 articles)
I-95 toll bid details proposed improvement projects
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Emporia leaders call McDonnell to oppose tolls
Richmond Times-Dispatch 
3.  Tolls vs. taxes debate continues in Virginia (3 articles)
Schapiro: Not much left of McDonnell road plan
Richmond Times-Dispatch
Tolls it must be
Tidewater News
The bell tolls
Richmond Times-Dispatch 
4.  Austin residents express concern about PPP development
5.  PPPs eyed as part of Tyson’s Corner redevelopment plans
6.  Maryland LG promises to try again on PPP legislation in 2013
7.  Panel convenes on Virginia Port Authority privatization (2 articles, 1 attachment)

Also attached at the bottom of the page is a presentation reviewing the 3 PPTA proposals now before Virginia.

McDonnell says port options are not ‘privatization,’ but experts disagree

Daily Press
Agency backs governor’s evaluation of port’s struggles
8.  Yonkers considers PPP to overhaul aging school system
9.  Dulles Greenway toll compromise runs out of steam 
10.  North Carolina DOT looks for PPP partners for Charlotte transit hub
Click here for an RFQ from the North Carolina Department of Transportation seeking partners to develop a mixed-use transit hub in Charlotte.  Additional addenda and materials are at the NCDOT website.