Tag Archives: Toll Roads

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METRO | Risky business in Central Texas: The toll road bond gamble

Wall Street won’t insure the new CTRMA toll road debt at an affordable cost because of its high risk. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | September 14, 2015 AUSTIN — The Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, or CTRMA, … finish reading Roger Baker :
METRO | Risky business in Central Texas: The toll road bond gamble

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Texas Toll Road 183-A: The economics and the special interests

Shrinking traffic increases could mean bond default problems for US 183-A. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | February 18, 2009 The road lobby operates as a sort of well-funded shadow government, organized to overcome citizen opposition to unpopular … finish reading Roger Baker :
Texas Toll Road 183-A: The economics and the special interests

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Texas toll roads: Feds must take lead

Our national transportation infrastructure crisis is now so serious and the funds are so short of the scale of the problem that it is absolutely going to take a comprehensive federal approach rather than a state approach to get anywhere. … finish reading Roger Baker :
Texas toll roads: Feds must take lead

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Texas Toll Road Soup : The Environment, Federal Funding and Peak Oil

U.S. 281 N Toll Road near San Antonio. ‘”It’s been obvious to us from day one that TxDOT was willing to do and say anything to get a toll road on U.S. 281,” said Terri Hall of Texans Uniting for … finish reading Texas Toll Road Soup : The Environment, Federal Funding and Peak Oil

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Austin : Toll Road Situation a Mess

Transportation policy: CAMPO about to make a big mistake.By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / November 17, 2008 AUSTIN — The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) may be about to make a great historic mistake in transportation policy; … finish reading Austin : Toll Road Situation a Mess

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Toll Roads : Soon to be Yesterday’s News?

Toll road protest in California earlier this year.‘Ordinary people will look back on this era, shake their heads in wonder and ask: how on earth did anyone ever think toll roads were sexy?’By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Toll Roads : Soon to be Yesterday’s News?

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Texas : Raiding Pension Funds to Build Toll Roads

Northbound Texas Toll 130 at the Exit 426 off-ramp. This toll road northeast of Austin opened for traffic in 2006.‘An irresponsible and immoral idea”By Paul Burka / August 23, 2008 I doubt whether Rick Perry, David Dewhurst, or Tom Craddick … finish reading Texas : Raiding Pension Funds to Build Toll Roads

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Austin and US 290 E : You Can’t Get There From Here

A little historical foreplay: 1971 Plans for the US 290/2222 interchange. Proposed toll road: ‘The public hearing was set up and designed as an exercise in intimidation’ By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / August 13, 2008 The conduct … finish reading Austin and US 290 E : You Can’t Get There From Here

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