Austin

Fitch Upgrades Puerto Rico Aqueduct & Sewer Authority Rev Bonds to ‘CCC’

Fitch Ratings – Austin: Fitch Ratings has upgraded the following Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA) bonds to ‘CCC’ from ‘CC’: –Approximately $3.1 billion in outstanding senior lien revenue bonds, series A, B, 2012A and 2012B (the senior lien bonds); –Approximately $285 million in outstanding revenue refunding bonds, series 2008A and 2008B (guaranteed by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico) ...

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JUST IN: Army Eyeing Target Recognition Capability for Next-Gen Combat Vehicles

The Army’s future optionally manned fighting vehicles may have the ability to recognize potential targets, according to a service official. This capability gained more exposure during the service’s recent technology demonstration dubbed Project Convergence. During the event, which wrapped up in September, the Army explored the idea of using artificial intelligence to analyze information gathered from sensors so soldiers could make a ...

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City wants at least 300 residential units from redevelopment of North Austin property near rail stop

And at least 50% of those units must be affordable at Justin Lane tract This Austin Energy property at 6909 Ryan Dr. — called the Justin Lane tract because it’s also off that road — has access to commuter rail. It’s near where Airport and North Lamar boulevards meet in North Austin. Public officials want whoever redevelops a key city-owned ...

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City Issues Requests For Proposals for 3 Priority Sites in INVEST South/West Neighborhoods

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) issued today by the Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD) are seeking the redevelopment of three key, underutilized properties in Auburn Gresham, Austin and Englewood. The first to be issued through Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot’s INVEST South/West initiative, the RFPs’ collective goal is to create pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use projects that address local development needs while fostering ...

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Trump bids to stop billions in track-and-trace funds as virus cases spike

White House opposes funding proposed by Senate RepublicansMore than 140,000 Americans have died from coronavirusUS politics – live coverage  A coronavirus testing site in Austin. Senate Republicans are preparing to unveil a new coronavirus relief bill when Congress returns from a two-week recess. Donald Trump is seeking to block billions of dollars in funding for coronavirus testing and contact tracing ...

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Austin Planning RFP To Redevelop Site For $26M-$35M Mixed-Use Project

Austin Economic Development Department officials are recommending a request for proposals (RFP) to redevelop two adjacent city-owned properties into one of four mixed-use district scenarios developed by a university report. Austin Rendering of mixed-use scenario The vision for the sites would include affordable housing, open space for recreation, and space for community retail and support services. Two scenarios feature a ...

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