Putting the Public First in Public-Private Partnerships

American Prospect » When the public sector fails to transfer enough risk to private entities or fails in its own oversight obligations, a P3 can suck government – and taxpayers — into a fiasco that costs far more than if the project was delivered through traditional means.

Proposed hyperloop to Chicago could be in line for federal infrastructure funds

Pittsburg Post-Gazette » Feasibility and environmental impact studies announced Wednesday by the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission to determine the exact pathway of the proposed system and its projected cost should be finished by early next year. That could dovetail with the beginning of the Trump administration’s proposed $1.5 trillion infrastructure program, which federal officials say will be looking to fund innovative projects.

2018-02-23T09:41:25+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Metro Rail / Transit, Ohio, Pennsylvania|

$225M Pennsylvania Turnpike expansion to start soon

Bucks County Courier Times » The work, which is funded completely with toll money, will focus on the stretch of highway between mileposts A31 and A38, between the Lansdale and Quakertown exits, which carries more than 65,000 vehicles a day. The end result of the three-year project will be a six-lane highway, with three lanes in each direction. The new six-lane highway also will feature full, 12-foot shoulders to the left and right of the travel lanes.

2018-02-20T13:57:15+00:00February 19th, 2018|Highways, Pennsylvania, Tolling|
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