The upgrade to 'AA' reflects the strong corridor with continued traffic growth, MDTA
's superior financial flexibility, and consistently high debt service coverage compared to peers.
Approximately 3 percent of the state's bridges are structurally deficient, which means they are safe for travel but are in need of rehabilitation or replace ment, according to MDTA
But my persistence paid off and we were awarded a grant of around $19,000 to run our first program under the MDTA
One study that is relevant is Ashenfelter's classic early study of the 1964 Manpower Training Development Act (MDTA
) cohort, who received training just prior to the shift of federal funding toward the economically disadvantaged.
(21) The seven papers examine a variety of different programs, ranging from the MDTA
program of the 1960s to the Job Corps program of today.
The Workforce Investment Act of 1998 represents an evolution in job training legislation from its predecessors: The Manpower Development and Training Act (MDTA
) of 1962; The Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) of 1973; and The Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) of 1982.
Eli Ginzberg offers his personal reflections on the successes and failures of two decades of federal manpower policy under MDTA
and CETA, and William Grinker reviews our experience with public service employment programs funded by the New Deal Works Progress Administration (WPA) and CETA.
STW has to be set against a background of three decades of experimentation with job training programs such as those under the Economic Opportunity Act, MDTA
(Manpower Development and Training Act), WIN (Work Incentive program), CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act), JTPA (Job Training Partnership Act), JOBS (Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Training), and others.
Public/private partnership and environmental accountability are the hallmarks of the Maryland Transportation Authority's (MdTA
) most recent capital project - the "dualization" of the southeast portion of the Baltimore Beltway (I-695).
Such comparison groups were popularized by Kiefer (1978) in his seminal MDTA
evaluations of the 1970's.
Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA
, rated 'AA-'/Positive Outlook) and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC, rated 'A+' senior/'A-' subordinate/Stable Outlook) are among FTE's closest peers.