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Port Tampa Bay Receives $12.6M in RAISE Funding to Expand Port Redwing

The Maritime Executive 12 Aug 2022
Port Tampa Bay will receive $12.6 million in grant funding, from the U.S ... The port’s funding allocation is part of $1.5 billion in grant funding made available through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) discretionary grant program.

Dan Walters, CalMatters | State taxpayers will subsidize new Oakland A’s ballpark

Santa Cruz Sentinel 12 Aug 2022
“Funds appropriated in this item shall be for the Port of Oakland for improvements that facilitate enhanced freight and passenger access and to promote the efficient and safe movement of goods and people,” the budget declared ... The $279.5 million may not technically be a gift of public funds to a private developer, but it certainly smells like one.

Pacific news in brief for July 12

RNZ 12 Aug 2022
The funding has come from the federal American Rescue Plan Act. The Department of Port Administration says that transportation is an essential aspect of business operations in Manu'a and overall economic development ... French funding towards lowering food costs for the poor.

Waterloo receives $20.5 million to transform La Porte Road

The Courier - Waterloo 12 Aug 2022
WATERLOO — A total transformation of La Porte Road can more forward after funding were received from the U.S. Department of Transportation ... .

Ominous, Auspicious… Or Something In Between: The Debate Surrounding China’s Role In Africa

OWP 12 Aug 2022
Officially known as “One Belt, One Road”, BRI is currently a $200 billion program in which Chinese banks and corporations fund and construct various infrastructure projects such as roads, power plants, ports, railways, 5G networks and fiber-optic cables ... to give the port to China.

Stark County officials move forward with revolving loan fund for economic development

Inde Online 11 Aug 2022
The Stark County Port Authority's Board of Directors approved a resolution on Wednesday to establish a revolving loan fund. The decision came shortly after the Stark County commissioners expressed their intent to provide $5 million for the fund through an agreement with the port authority.

The port of Dover is vulnerable to delay and disruption

Economist 11 Aug 2022
When the port of Dover works, it works very well indeed ... If drivers miss their ferry at another port, they must often wait hours for the next boat ... It is among the world’s busiest passenger ports ... We can’t go to a port shipping twice a day,” says David Zaccheo of Alcaline, a haulage company based in Kent. And other ports have problems of their own.

Minnesota, Wisconsin officials seek federal funds to replace Blatnik Bridge

Duluth News Tribune 11 Aug 2022
“The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides a once in a generation opportunity to modernize the critical infrastructure that makes our economy work, and this project is a perfect candidate for this funding to strengthen our port cities in Wisconsin and Minnesota.” ... The push for federal funding is supported by the mayors of Superior and Duluth.

EC getting $2M for Weeksville Road sidewalk, other upgrades

Daily Advance 11 Aug 2022
According to the release, the RAISE funds are designed to "help move forward on projects that modernize roads, bridges, transit, rail, ports, and intermodal transportation and make our transportation systems safer, more accessible, more affordable, and more sustainable.".

GO in Brief: 08/11/2022

Traverse City Record-Eagle 11 Aug 2022
PORT ONEIDA — “Stories of Sleeping Bear ... 12 at Thoreson Farm in the Port Oneida Rural Historic District ... The event is presented by Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear with grant funding from the Michigan Humanities Council and the Port Oneida Fair Committee.

Domestic violence awareness fundraising event approved in POC

Killeen Daily Herald 11 Aug 2022
Calhoun County commissioners approved a fundraising event in Port O’Connor that will raise funds to support domestic violence awareness during their meeting Wednesday, Aug ... Commissioner Vern Lyssy asked which organization would benefit from the funds raised.

EC getting $2 million for multi-use path design

Daily Advance 11 Aug 2022
The Weeksville Road Accessibility & Connectivity Plan is one of six projects in North Carolina awarded a total of $60.2 million in funding from the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity program, according to a press release from U.S ... The other five projects in North Carolina receiving RAISE funding include the N.C.

$41 million announced to support projects in Montana from the RAISE program

The Courier Times 11 Aug 2022
“Using funds from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, this year we are supporting more projects than ever before.” ... 2022 RAISE grants are for planning and capital investments that support roads, bridges, transit, rail, ports, or intermodal transportation.

Texas Governor Is Busing Asylum Seekers to NYC and DC as Part of Political Stunt

truthout 11 Aug 2022
Here in New York City, more than a hundred asylum seekers arrived on buses from Texas early Wednesday morning at Port Authority, the bus terminal near Times Square ... Explain exactly what’s happening and what’s happened at Port Authority ... We’d love to see the state step up and provide legal services funding, as well as services funding.

Marina reiterates interagency tie-up on care of environment

The Manila Times 10 Aug 2022
Ramon Hernandez, director of SRS at Marina, said a three-day internal webinar series on ship and port waste management was held in coordination with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Grieg Foundation via Zoom videoconferencing. The Philippine Ports ...

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