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State pledges another $400M toward building of Purple Line (access required)

Maryland officials said Monday they plan to spend $650 million on transportation projects in Montgomery County, including new money for the light rail Purple Line and the first significant expenditure on the Corridor Cities Transitway bus rapid transit system.

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Earl Adams: P-3 passed — now what? (access required)

The General Assembly took a big step toward solving the state’s infrastructure needs when it passed the governor’s Public Private Partnership bill during the 2013 session. As with all significant pieces of legislation, the hard part is now in implementing it, which includes the drafting of detailed regulations. With the estimated revenue the governor’s transportation package is expected to raise — roughly $3 billion over five years — it is imperative that state agencies embrace the full potential of P-3 projects and work quickly to get projects moving and shovels in the ground whether initiated by the state or otherwise.

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Red Line forum will try to attract private investment (access required)

Federal, state and local government officials will try to solicit interest from the private sector to help build Baltimore's Red Line on Monday at a forum intended to explain the project and the state's new public-private partnership procurement law.

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Liu named BioHealth Innovation’s board of directors (access required)

Douglas Liu, senior vice president of global operations at Qiagen, has been named to the board of directors of BioHealth Innovation Inc., a Rockville-based private-public partnership that focuses on commercializing innovations in biohealth and increasing access to early-stage funding in ...

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Judge dissolves I-95 travel plaza restraining order (access required)

A Montgomery County Circuit Court judge Friday dissolved a restraining order that prevented the Board of Public Works from awarding a contract to redevelop two Interstate 95 travel plazas. With the restraining order rescinded, the board is free to vote ...

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Top 5: ‘…like a Hail Mary pass’ (access required)

A small Baltimore news website met its fundraising goal… and then some, and Hunt Valley-based AAI Corp. laid off nearly 200 employees this week. Those stories and more in this week’s business top 5. 1. Cross Keys sale appears near ...

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Maryland’s I-95 travel plazas to be replaced in public-private partnership

ANNAPOLIS — A Miami-based company will spend $56 million to redesign and rebuild the state’s aging travel plazas on Interstate 95 under a deal approved Monday by the Maryland Transportation Authority. Under the public-private partnership, or “P3,” the state will ...

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Frederick County shelves privatization study

FREDERICK — The Frederick County Commissioners are shelving a study that recommended outsourcing government services to private businesses. The vote Tuesday followed two contentious public hearings and protests by hundreds of county employees and their allies. The Frederick News-Post reports ...

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