Latest Transport News

  • AIIB shakes up leadership

    Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun has changed the multilateral’s senior management team effective 1 August 2021

  • CIB to invest in indigenous railway

    The Canada Infrastructure Bank, Transport Canada and the Government of Quebec will provide an investment package that will modernise Tshiuetin Railway – the first Indigenous owned and operated railway in Canada

  • AfDB launches $2.75bn bond following AAA Fitch rating affirmation

    The African Development Bank has launched and priced a 5-year $2.75 billion global benchmark bond due 22 July 2026, its second of the year

  • Mexico prepares third infra wave

    The Mexican government will announce its third wave of infrastructure partnerships by the end of the month, including both public and private investments

  • Former Steer executive sets up advisory firm

    Dan Gomez-Duran, former associate of global infrastructure and transport consultancy Steer, has set up an independent firm operating in the transport sector

  • Odinsa to refi Conexión Pacífico 2

    Odinsa has agreed a $260 million refinancing for the La Pintada highway concession, part of Colombia’s fourth generation of infrastructure partnerships

  • Maryland highway P3 back in action

    The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments transport planning board met yesterday and approved Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s transport relief plan which includes the development of phase 1 of the I-495 & I-270 P3 Programme – withdrawing a previous vote that would have halted the project

  • Brazil closes in on Dutra tender

    Brazil is on track to tender the new Via Dutra concession this year after the national audit office scheduled a vote to approve the project

  • Brazil preps largest port auction

    Brazil’s national audit office has greenlit auctions for leasing rights to 2 terminals in Latin America’s biggest container port

  • Honduras approves port concession

    The Honduran congress has given approval for a new port concession at Omoa in the Cortés region

  • LACERA commits $600m to infra funds

    Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association has committed $600 million to 2 infrastructure funds, according to notes from an executive session held last week

  • PB identified on China expressways

    A 7-member consortium is the preferred bidder to develop expressways in southwest China worth a combined $13 billion

  • Vinci wins German road PPP contract

    French construction giant Vinci has been selected as preferred bidder to DBFOM Germany’s B247 road PPP - the country's first federal road to be developed using this model

  • Details emerge for Pará state highway concession

    The state government of Pará intends to auction a 30-year concession for the modernisation and operation of a key state highway

  • São Paulo relaunches Rodoanel concession

    The state government of São Paulo is moving ahead with a re-auction for the Rodoanel Norte highway project

  • Nod from FAA for LaGuardia AirTrain DBOM

    The Federal Aviation Administration yesterday issued a Record of Decision on the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed LaGuardia AirTrain project

  • ATI names Ghanaian FM as board chairman

    The Africa Trade Insurance Agency has named Ken Ofoti-Atta – Ghana’s present minister of finance – as its new board chairman

  • Morrison & Co chief executive to step down

    Marko Bogoievski, chief executive of New Zealand alternative asset manager Morrison & Co, has announced he will be stepping down at the end of the year after 13 years in the role

  • Infrata opens another office

    Technical advisory firm Infrata has opened a new office in Toronto to serve its expanding list of clients in North America and Canada