P3World Transportation

June 05, 2017

Uber, Lyft, Chariot, autonomous cars, bike share-business models and technology for urban mobility and transportation are changing at a quickening pace. How can governments and private enterprise work together to encourage and anticipate these innovations?

June 05, 2017

Texas' recent rejection of a bill enabling public-private partnerships was seen as a setback for President Trump's proposal to pay for a new infrastructure program. But it merely exemplifies the long-running U.S. trend of private dollars staying on the sidelines instead of in play.

May 15, 2017

Public-private partnerships (PPP) contracts like any other procurement contracts have their own dynamics. They borrow from the same procurement constraints where PPP opportunities are limited the same way as procurement opportunities. This increases the appetite by the private sector to win... read more

May 08, 2017

The team of private companies hired to build, operate and maintain the Purple Line isn't looking to back out of its $5.6-billion contract with the Maryland Transit Administration, despite the project being stalled due to a pending lawsuit, the team's leader said Tuesday.

April 28, 2017

Following a thorough vetting and scoring system that ranks positives and negatives of bidders, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded the contract to build the SH-99 segments in Liberty County. Grand Parkway Infrastructure, whose equity members include Ferrovial Agroman US,... read more

April 12, 2017

Public-private partnerships (P3s) for transit should be flexible and competitive, with both parties feeling they come from a position of strength, Michael Reininger, executive director of Florida East Coast Industries, recommends.

April 11, 2017

Back in August 2016, the editorial staff of Roads & Bridges covered the progress of Chicago's Jane Byrne Interchange reconstruction project. One of the signature accomplishments over the last year for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) was the completion of the westbound... read more

April 11, 2017

Financing for more than a dozen large-scale transit projects funded in part with federal transit grants is currently jeopardized by President Trump's plan to eliminate the $2.3 billion per year New Starts program. Trump's 64-page budget blueprint for fiscal 2018 would halt grants from the... read more

April 10, 2017

Decades of erosion have dramatically raised the creek bed below a small bridge over House Run in Greene County, causing the span to suffer repeated damage during floods, which send rushing water over its deck.

April 10, 2017

The transportation secretary-designate told lawmakers the new administration will form a task force to look at a variety of financing options for infrastructure projects Feature | Robert Heller, Ph.D., and Jose Perez February 13, 2017 New England Compass is a regional ATM that exemplifies... read more

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