January 9, 2014
Representatives of state and county agencies, including Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, evaluated six statements of qualifications according to a solicitation plan.
December 12, 2013
In late 2014 or early 2015, MDOT / MTA will select a preferred partner and recommend the final agreement to the Board of Public Works for their review and approval. Construction could begin in spring 2015.
November 11, 2013
From the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor project to the Regional Connector Transit Corridor to a 10-mile P3 tunnel through the Sepulveda Pass, the force behind these projects is local.
November 7, 2013
A single private partner will be responsible for designing, constructing, operating and maintaining the project, as well as providing up to $900 million in private financing.
April 12, 2013
Issued within days of Maryland’s new P3 legislation being signed into law by Gov. Martin O’Malley.
September 27, 2012
Act allows for a board to examine and approve potential public-private transportation projects. If the board determines a state operation would be more cost-effectively administered by a private company, the company will be authorized to either completely or partially take over that operation.
July 2, 2012
Several units will provide the equipment for the cars: Wabtec Passenger Transit (brakes and couplers), Wabtec Railway Electronics (PTC equipment), Bach-Simpson (event recorders) and Vapor Stone (doors).
December 2, 2011
Will use loan to fund a portion of its contribution to the project and will begin drawing on the funds in 2013. In addition to FTA's contribution to the project, a consortium of private companies, known as the Denver Transit Partners, is responsible for financing around 24% of the project through tax-exempt private-activity bonds issued by RTD, equity contributions and other means.
August 31, 2011
The Denver RTD is the first transit agency in the nation to successfully pursue a comprehensive public-private partnership that encompasses the design, construction, financing, operation and maintenance of its regional transit projects.
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