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Government, Safety

Maryland DOT Selects Developer for Major P3

American Legion Bridge Traffic on the American Legion Bridge, which connects Fairfax, Va., with Montgomery County, Md., via Interstate 495. (Google Street View)

The Maryland Department of Transportation has selected Accelerate Maryland Partners to serve as the developer for a major public-private partnership to improve traffic congestion.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 25, 2021
Government

Trump’s Public-Private Infrastructure Vision Rejected in Texas

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President Donald Trump’s plan to invest $1 trillion in U.S. infrastructure with the help of public-private partnerships has hit a speed bump in Texas.

Mark Niquette | Bloomberg News
May 9, 2017
Business

Va. Transportation Chief Layne Says He’s a ‘Big Believer’ in P3s

Nicholas Tucci

ARLINGTON, Va. — When he first took office in 2014, Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne said he wanted to ensure politics would not guide his agency on how to choose and fund infrastructure projects, including sometimes unpopular public- private partnerships.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 1, 2017
Government

P3s 'Do Not Work For Rural Areas,' Sen. John Barrasso Says

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WASHINGTON — Projects funded primarily with private sector capital are not ideal for states and cities outside of urban megaregions, the Senate’s top transportation policymaker said Feb. 8 during a hearing at which other senators and state transportation officials also criticized privately backed infrastructure projects.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 8, 2017
Government

Kentucky Senate Passes P3 Bill

Kentucky’s Senate has followed its House in passing a bill that would permit public-private partnerships, including those for transportation projects. The 29-9 vote in the Senate on March 24 followed an 83-11 vote by the House on Feb. 11.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
March 31, 2016
Government

House T&I Special P3 Panel Recommends Collaboration, Transparency for Major Projects

Capuano by Pete Marovich/Bloomberg News

A report by a House transportation panel recommended establishing a new office at the U.S. Department of Transportation to help states and localities have better access to private capital to fund large-scale infrastructure projects.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 17, 2014
Government

House T&I Special P3 Panel to Publish Final Report Sept. 17

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The leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships have scheduled a press conference Sept. 17 to release their final report.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 15, 2014
Government

P3 Panel Chairman Encourages Private Assistance for Infrastructure Projects

The head of a special House panel on public-private partnerships indicated earlier this month his intent to push his congressional transportation colleagues to support programs that augment the role of banks and private firms to support certain infrastructure projects.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 25, 2014
Government

T&I Panel Hosts P3s Roundtable June 16

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships will hold a round table June 16 in New York City to explore the role financial institutions can have in infrastructure development projects.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 12, 2014
Government

T&I Panel to Look at International P3s Models

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Panel on Public-Private Partnerships on April 8 is scheduled to examine business studies involving international companies that worked with national firms to devise plans to fund and maintain infrastructure projects.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 4, 2014