Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Transit Vision Plan for Hampton Roads

Categories: Transportation,Virginia Issues

http://www.hamptonroadstransitplan.com/

Describes the progress of plans for a regional public transportation system encompassing buses, street cars, light rail and commuter rail for the Hampton Roads area. The Vision Plan is to be completed by February 2009 and the development of capital costs and ridership sections by April 2009. From the Hampton Roads Plan District Commission.

OPEC Oil Export Revenues

Categories: Energy,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/cabs/OPEC_Revenues/pdf.pdf

Latest information on overall and country specific revenues for the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Projects that OPEC members could earn $402 billion in net oil export revenues in 2009 and $530 billion in 2010. Also reports that OPEC earned $971 billion in oil export revenues in 2008, a 42% increase over 2007. From the Energy Information Administration.

Detection of Nuclear Weapons and Materials: Science, Technologies, Observations

Categories: Nuclear Arms,Science/Technology

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R40154.pdf

Discusses nine new technologies in nuclear weapons detection and the implications for terrorism prevention. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists.

Stimulus Virginia.Gov

Categories: Financial Crisis/Markets,Govt Finance,Virginia Issues

http://stimulus.virginia.gov/

Website for citizens, groups, localities, and others to contribute project proposals for potential funding from the expected federal stimulus funds dedicated to states. From the Office of the Governor.