Rhode Ilsand http://ripr.org en Public Comment Opens For RI Transportation Projects http://ripr.org/post/public-comment-opens-ri-transportation-projects <p>The public has a chance to weigh in this Friday on a slate of proposed transportation projects that will be paid for out of a new fund.</p><p></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.</p><p>In fact, the Clean Water Finance Authority will administer this new transportation fund.There are 23 projects seeking funding.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:19:33 +0000 Catherine Welch 26219 at http://ripr.org