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Background Reference

TEA-21 Implementation: DOT Focus Group on New Federal Credit Programs

U.S. Department of Transportation
November 1998

December 14, 1998 New York, NY

Table of Contents

Introduction and Opening Remarks (PDF)

  • Opening Remarks

  • Success Stories

  • Status of State Infrastructure Banks

  • Status of State Infrastructure Banks

  • Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act Credit Program

  • Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing Credit Program

  • Other Initiatives

  • Closing Remarks

Morning Session on Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) (PDF)

  • TIFIA Overview

  • Discussion

Afternoon Session on Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) (PDF)

  • RRIF Overview

  • Discussion

Appendix A: Focus Group Agenda (PDF)

Appendix B: List of Participants (PDF)

Appendix C: TIFIA Fact Sheet

Appendix D: TIFIA Legislation

Appendix E: TIFIA Questions (PDF)

Appendix F: RRIF Fact Sheet

Appendix G: RRIF Legislation

Appendix H: RRIF Handout (PDF)

Table 1: Leverage Comparison: Grants vs. Credit 2-4