Still Rebuilding After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Hopes to Spur Critical Infrastructure Investment
Officials have outlined an ambitious set of P3 projects supporting electrical and water resilience, as well as economic development.
The commitment has its origins in a 2016 research initiative addressing structural racism in five jurisdictions.
“In my six years of local government, ‘Paving for Pizza’ is the coolest project I have worked on,” according to a town administrator.
The Atlas is an online forum that allows local governments to showcase successful public-private partnership projects in a slick, easy-to-understand way.
The public-private partnership wants one up and running in the next six months.
The University of Michigan believes it’s the first to deploy AVs on a college campus.
Fifth-generation wireless isn’t yet a reality, but Sacramento Chief Information Officer Maria MacGunigal sees the city’s Verizon deal as a something that will hopefully “generate excitement from other carriers to want to invest.”
State and local groups start 2018 awaiting the White House’s long-promised public works package.
In a guest article, Samuel Engel discusses how U.S. airport operators—along with passengers, politicians and investors—can profit from private investment when done right.
An unused train station that cost hundreds of millions of dollars to build currently sits empty. But a potential public-private partnership could eventually change that.
Meanwhile, discussions continue in the infrastructure community about the promise and limitations of public-private partnerships.
Philanthropies and the private sector are assuming more risk associated with infrastructure projects in lieu of much-needed federal funding.
Here’s Why The House Tax Bill Is ‘Devastating to Economic Development at the State and Local Levels’
Developing Port Covington in Baltimore shows the power of public-private partnerships; there is no reason we should be taking financing options off the table.
But two other states with less than a million people tried anyway.
The city will consider two public-private municipal fiber alternatives to a high-risk, purely public network.
Rahm Emanuel made his case at the U.S. Conference of Mayors summer leadership meeting, while encouraging colleagues to get creative with investment.
But not everyone is convinced the Transportation Department’s plan will spark a dramatic increase in the amount of private dollars flowing toward transit projects.
“I don’t care what country you represent, or what industry you represent, workforce is a challenge,” said Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin.
Congressional Democrats, meanwhile, continue to criticize the president’s proposals.
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