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September 14, 2010

Exclusive: METRO reveals 'Top 100 Bus Fleets'

Dwindling sales tax revenues continue to have a serious impact on many transit agencies around the nation, with 78 percent of this year's respondents to the survey saying they are experiencing budget issues.


May 20, 2010

Report: $2 trillion per year global infrastructure deficit

Finds that the most successful infrastructure projects exist where the private sector has been involved through the full lifecycle of a project in public-private partnerships (PPPs) where the private and public sector cooperate to augment the efficiency of the project.


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