05 Jun 2018

Council Request Proposals For Public, Private Partnership: Municipal Parking Structure

The Carolina Beach Town Council heard a presentation from Town Manager Michael Cramer during their April, meeting regarding the potential for a public-private partnership with a goal of building a municipal parking deck in the downtown Central Business District. The Town sent out Requests for Proposals to area companies and

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05 Jun 2018

Driverless shuttles on road on UM north campus

The Mcity Driverless Shuttle, a research project of the University of Michigan (UM), is put on road Monday on UM’s north campus. The Mcity Driverless Shuttle uses two fully automated, 11-passenger, all-electric AUTONOM Shuttles manufactured by French firm NAVYA to cover a roughly one-mile round-trip route contained to the No

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01 Jun 2018

Cork Harbour gets €500,000 boat tour connecting city with Cobh

Seasonal cruise service will offer visitors a whole new perspective on the harbour There’s more to the Cork Harbour than cruise ships, you know. A new, 72-seater tour boat has launched for the summer season, thanks to a €500,000 investment from Ocean Escapes. The Cork-based company will operate daily guided

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30 May 2018

Twenty-Five companies globally express interest in Ghana-Burkina rail project

Twenty- five companies globally, have expressed interest to build the railway to connect Ghana and Burkina Faso after the close of the international competitive tender for potential contractors submitted bids. The companies included; Power China Sino Hydro, M and J group, Frontline Capital Advisors, African Global Development, Geo Service Limited,

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28 May 2018

Government invites investors to bid for Kampala-Jinja Expressway worth USD 1 bn

The investors will design, build, finance, operate, maintain and transfer the project back to the government upon the end of the operational period, says UNRA. After a long running delay, the Uganda Government has eventually invited bids from private investors to develop and operate the planned 95 Km Kampala-Jinja Expressway.

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23 May 2018

Uganda invites bids for Sh100 billion expressway

Uganda has invited bids from private investors to develop and operate a new 95km highway between Kampala and Jinja in the country’s east to ease congestion on the ageing existing road. The estimated Sh100 billion ($1 billion) project is part of the Northern Corridor, a crucial East African transport artery

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23 May 2018

DfT’s public-private partnership plans for East Coast are ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Former transport secretary criticises ‘bonanza for lawyers and consultants’ during five-month delay before line was renationalised Former transport secretary Lord Adonis has described plans to introduce in 2020 a public-private partnership on the recently renationalised Intercity East Coast franchise as “Alice in Wonderland”. The Labour peer told MPs on the

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16 May 2018

East Coast Mainline to be RENATIONALISED BY TORIES after failure of Virgin franchise

THE troubled East Coast Mainline rail service is to be renationalised after a franchise agreement with Virgin Trains was scrapped, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced. The service is being brought back into public ownership after a string of failures by Stagecoach and Virgin in recent years. Mr Grayling’s decision

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16 May 2018

Honolulu rail officials explore public-private partnership options for project

Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors presented the findings of its public-private partnership viability analysis to the Honolulu rail project’s board of directors on Monday. The study, which was commissioned in December to study public-private options for the project, said a Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Maintain model “offers clear cost and schedule benefits, incentivizes long-term,

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08 May 2018

Driverless Car Service Set To Begin In North Texas This Summer

The booming North Texas city of Frisco is reportedly set to get the nation’s first self-driving car service. The service, reported Monday by The Dallas Morning News, will first be accessible in July for roughly 10,000 employees working in a bevy of corporate offices located less than a mile away from The

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