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Caltrans and Metro Issue Request for Qualifications for the Accelerated Regional Transportation Improvements Project

Posted in Tollroads/ Turnpikes/ Managed Lanes

The California Department of Transportation (“Caltrans”), in cooperation with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“Metro”), issued on May 31, 2013 a Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) for teams interested in submitting Statement of Qualifications (“SOQs”) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the Accelerated Regional Transportation Improvements Project (the “ARTI” Project) through a public-private… Continue Reading

Things Are Getting HOT on Los Angeles Freeways

Posted in Tollroads/ Turnpikes/ Managed Lanes

On Saturday November 10, the California Department of Transportation (“Caltrans”) and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”) converted the I-110 Harbor Transitway lanes (“ExpressLanes”) from High Occupancy Vehicle (“HOV”) or carpool lanes to High Occupancy Toll (“HOT”) lanes.  The ExpressLanes, extending from Harbor Gateway Transit Center to Adams Boulevard, are part of a one-year… Continue Reading

Arizona Adopts Electronic Toll Enforcement Legislation

Posted in Legislation

The Arizona Legislature sent to Gov. Jan Brewer on April 4, 2012 the landmark bill HB 2491, creating state-of-the-art toll collection and enforcement authority for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). The bill follows on the heels of the state’s enactment of its public-private partnership (P3) law two years ago.  While that law authorizes tolling, it lacked… Continue Reading

North Carolina Shortlists Four Teams for HOT Lanes Project

Posted in Tollroads/ Turnpikes/ Managed Lanes

On March 30, 2012, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)  shortlisted four teams for its I-77 HOT Lanes Project located in the Charlotte-Mecklenberg area. The I-77 HOT Lanes Project is the first road transportation infrastructure project under a pubic-private partnership (P3) delivery model in North Carolina and will set the precedent for the use… Continue Reading

NCDOT Advertises RFQ for the I-77 HOT Lanes Project

Posted in PPPs

On Feb. 15, 2012, the North Carolina Department of Transportation advertised a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the I-77 HOT Lanes Project located in the Charlotte-Mecklunberg area.  The RFQ seeks interested teams to submit their Statement of Qualifications to develop, design, build, finance, operate, and maintain HOT lanes along the I-77 corridor through a public-private… Continue Reading