transportation funds http://ripr.org en Federal Funding For RI Transportation Projects May Soon Dry Up http://ripr.org/post/federal-funding-ri-transportation-projects-may-soon-dry <p>The Federal Highway Trust Fund is struggling to stay afloat in the face of dwindling funds and partisan gridlock in Washington.&nbsp; That means the federal government will delay reimbursing Rhode Island and other states for transportation projects starting August 1st.</p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 13:10:26 +0000 Rachel Bloom 36235 at http://ripr.org Federal Funding For RI Transportation Projects May Soon Dry Up RIDOT: $29M In Transportation Projects Seek Funding http://ripr.org/post/ridot-29m-transportation-projects-seek-funding <p>The public has a chance to weigh in Friday on a slate of proposed transportation projects that will be paid for out of a new fund</p><p>The new fund helps cities and towns access low-interest loans for road construction projects. It’s modeled after the state’s Clean Water Finance Authority, which over the past 15 years has loaned out $1 billion for municipal sewage treatment projects. In fact, the Clean Water Finance Authority will administer this new transportation fund.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:18:19 +0000 Catherine Welch 26197 at http://ripr.org