There’s lots of news about major cities launching public-private partnerships (P3s) to rebuild, upgrade and improve urban assets. The P3s have become attractive because of a lack of public funding and an abundance of private-sector capital just waiting to be tapped.
Public Private Partnerships (P3)
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The United States’ infrastructure is in need, and public-private partnerships are shaping up to be the solution.
Trump has pledged to spend $1 trillion on U.S. infrastructure Administration wants to tap private sector funds for projects The White House is working on plans for improving U.S. transportation and other key structures, but agreeing on how to pay for expensive new projects won't be easy,... read more
This program from Scranton Gillette Communications and Meeting of the Minds explores the position of Public Private Partnerships for Transportation (P3s) in the modern infrastructure portfolio. This second panel identifies smart P3 strategies to employ and the pitfalls to avoid.
An increasing number of cities are ready and willing to embark on smart cities initiatives. That's the good news. On the flip side, most cannot figure out how to pay for these efforts. Only 16 percent of cities could self-fund a smart city initiative, according to Black and Veatch's newly... read more
With questions about Trump's infrastructure plans in the backdrop, a group of experts discussed public-private partnership deals at an event in Washington, D.C. on Monday. Many governments and investors remain circumspect toward one another when it comes to deals that involve using private money... read more
During a U.S. Senate committee hearing, doubts emerge whether public-private partnerships can meet the needs of non-urban areas. Private investment is an unrealistic option to pay for upgrading highways, waterworks and other infrastructure in rural parts of the U.S., congressional lawmakers and... read more
"The Long and Winding Road to Smart City P3s" is a program from Scranton Gillette Communications and Meeting of the Minds that explores the position of Public Private Partnerships for Transportation (P3s) in the modern infrastructure portfolio.
From autonomous vehicles to renewable energy sources, U.S. cities are in flux. In fact, cities are changing so quickly, it would no doubt shock city leaders of yesteryear.
Hampered by outdated systems and infrastructure in need of repair, the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City has found a friend in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.