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Search Results: U.S. Dept. of Transportation (DOT)
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SSBCI Small Business Opportunity Program Informational Webinar - March 26, 2024Members only Login
On March 26, 2024, the U.S. Department of the Treasury held an informational webinar on the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) Investing in America Small Business Opportunity Program (SBOP). The webinar also had guest speakers from the...
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Rural PlaybookMembers only Login
A roadmap for delivering opportunity and investments in rural America. This playbook is intended to help rural communities understand the available funding for infrastructure provided by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and other sources –...
NOFO for the U.S. DOT Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development ProgramMembers only Login
This notice solicits applications for Port Infrastructure Development Program grants. Funds for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 PIDP grant program will be awarded on a competitive basis to make grants for projects for coastal seaports, inland river ports,...
Advancing Equity: Review of the Biden Administration’s Efforts to Implement a Racial Equity AgendaMembers only Login
This report reviews the Biden administration’s key efforts and accomplishments to advance equity in its first year and outlines future policies needed to build a better and more dynamic nation that equitably respects the rights and meets the needs...
Value Capture Strategies and Municipal Bonds and DebtMembers only Login
This FHWA webinar discusses how municipal bonds and debt can be used as a value capture strategy for highway-related projects. The webinar is intended for professionals from States, cities, counties, Tribes, and metropolitan and rural transportation...
Value Capture Strategies and Infrastructure Bank ProgramsMembers only Login
This FHWA webinar discusses how infrastructure banks tie into value capture strategies for highway-related projects. The webinar is intended for professionals from States, cities, counties, Tribes, and metropolitan and rural transportation agencies...
Value Capture Strategies and Public-Private PartnershipsMembers only Login
This FHWA webinar discusses how public-private partnerships (P3s) can be leveraged as a value capture strategy for highway-related projects. The webinar is intended for professionals from States, cities, counties, Tribes, and metropolitan and rural...
Value Capture Strategies: Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
This FHWA webinar discusses how Tax Increment Financing (TIF) can be utilized as a value capture strategy for transportation projects. The webinar is intended for professionals from States, cities, counties, Tribes, and metropolitan and rural...
Build America Bureau - Credit Programs Guide (TIFIA & RRIF)Members only Login
This resource guide from the Build America Bureau covers the objectives and provides an overview of how the TIFIA and RRIF credit programs operate. This includes details about the required terms for individual credit instruments, how these...
Public-Private Partnership (P3) Procurement: A Guide for Public OwnersMembers only Login
This Public-Private Partnership Procurement Guide (Guidebook) provides advanced guidance on procedures, issues, and considerations involved in public-private partnership (P3) procurement of surface transportation projects, with a focus on highway...
Renewing the National Commitment to the Interstate Highway System: A Foundation for the FutureMembers only Login
As part of the FAST Act of 2015, Congress asked the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to conduct a study of the actions needed to upgrade and restore the Interstate Highway System to fulfill its role as a crucial national...
Airport Networks and the Sustainability of Small AirportsMembers only Login
This evidence-based ACI Policy Brief gives visibility to a specific organizational and management model for airports: the airport network model. Synergistic airport networks that pool revenues, costs, and profits and are built on economies of scale...
U.S. Department of Transportation: Build America Bureau OverviewMembers only Login
Roger Bohnert from the U.S. Department of Transportation provides an overview of the financing programs offered through the Build America Bureau at the 2019 CDFA Federal Policy Conference.
The Federal RRIF Loan ProgramMembers only Login
This report by Richard Sherman of The Seneca Group LLC provides an overview of the federal Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing (RRIF) loan program. The document reviews the purpose of and application process for the program and also...
Using State Infrastructure Banks to Finance Transportation ProjectsMembers only Login
Peter Mancauskas of the Federal Highway Administration presented on how State Infrastructure Banks (SIB) can be used to support transportation projects.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Financing the Nation’s Transportation Needs One Community at a TimeMembers only Login
Federal, state, and local funding for transportation is woefully inadequate to cover the costs of maintenance and improvements needed. Although this subject is often discussed on a national level, it often remains a local issue for local communities...
Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicles (GARVEEs)Members only Login
The Center for Innovative Finance Support summarizes GARVEEs as debt-financing instruments repaid with future Federal-aid funds. As of December 2016, 25 States and 3 territories have issued over $20.4 billion in GARVEEs. Projects financed with...
Top 40 Significant Transportation and Water Infrastructure ProjectsMembers only Login
To highlight the benefits of infrastructure investment and its potential impact on the economy, Treasury, on behalf of the Build America Investment Initiative, commissioned a study identifying 40 proposed transportation and water infrastructure...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Post-Election Development Finance LandscapeMembers only Login
This month’s CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series on the post-election development finance landscape featured Toby Rittner of CDFA, Eric Silva of North South Government Strategies, George Friedlander of George Friedlander...
CenterPoint Joliet Intermodal CenterMembers only Login
Rich Frampton from Illinois Finance Authority provides insight into the use of US DOT private activity bonds for surface freight transfer facilities.
Leveraging the Partnership: HUD, DOT, EPA
This guide to federal programs is intended to help communities identify resources available to support their efforts to promote livable and sustainable communities. The Partnership agencies administer grants, programs, and technical assistance...
Brownfields Case Study - MilwaukeeMembers only Login
This study from Partnership for Sustainable Communities examines how brownfields projects in Milwaukee, WI can be transformed into opportunities for urban redevelopment. The North End and Park East Corridor projects are examples of how to leverage...
Expanding the Market for Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships: Alternative Risk and Profit Sharing Approaches to Align Sponsor and Investor InterestsMembers only Login
In this report by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the potential benefits of public-private partnerships (P3s)in infrastructure investment. This paper presents three alternative incentive structures for P3 contracts.
Brownfields Case Study - Greenville, SC
This case study from Partnership for Sustainable Communities highlights a brownfield redevelopment project on the West Side of Greenville, SC that relied heavily on Brownfield Site Assessment Grants to identify reuse opportunities within the project...
The Innovative DOT: A Handbook of Policy and PracticeMembers only Login
In this handbook by Smart Growth America and the State Smart Transportation Initiative, transportation funding and innovative ideas are examined. Various case studies are also featured.
Expanding Our Nation’s Infrastructure through P3Members only Login
U.S. Dept. of the Treasury released this report, outlining the economic case for expanding the sources of investment in our nation's infrastructure by increasing public private partnership (P3) in infrastructure development and financing.
House Findings and Recommendations on P3sMembers only Login
The report noted that Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loans and Private Activity Bonds (PABs) are a critical elements of P3 financing for infrastructure because they lower the cost of capital for projects, making...
The Illinois Infrastructure ImperativeMembers only Login
Jim Snyder with Ice Miller presents on infrastructure finance in Illinois, and how the demand for projects - both rural and urban - can be met with creative financing packages.
Public Infrastructure Report Card PlanMembers only Login
Autodesk & CGLA Infrastructure released a report on solving our national infrastructure crisis. This report lays out a six-point plan for regaining America’s infrastructure leadership.
TIFIA Credit Program OverviewMembers only Login
This presentation from the U.S. Dept. of Transportation Federal Highway Administration provides an overview of the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA). TIFIA provides several forms of credit assistance to infrastructure...
TIFIA Program Guide
The Program Guide for the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) provides a detailed review of the financing options made available through this legislation. These options include direct loans, loan guarantees, and lines of...
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