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Federal Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill Largely Positive For US Public-Private Partnership Market
The Highway Trust Fund, supported largely through user fees by way of federal gas tax revenues, serves as the primary mechanism for states to fund road and transit construction and maintenance projects.
7 Dec 2015
New US Water Infrastructure Legislation Passed Today: Will WIFIA Repeat The Success Of TIFIA?
The US Department of Transportation’s TIFIA credit support program is by far the most successful financial support program for surface transportation public-private partnerships.
23 May 2014
Obama Administration Proposes To Give States Broad Authority To Toll Existing Interstates To Generate Revenue For Transportation Purposes
In a major policy shift with potentially large implications for US infrastructure public-private partnership ("PPP") activity, the Obama administration has proposed to change federal law to give US states broad authority to put tolls on existing interstate highways to provide funding for transportation purposes.
1 May 2014
Detroit, Michigan, Eligible To File Chapter 9 Bankruptcy
On December 5, 2013, Judge Steven Rhodes of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan held that the city of Detroit had satisfied the five expressly delineated eligibility requirements for filing under Chapter 9 of the US Bankruptcy Code and so could proceed with its bankruptcy case.
16 Dec 2013