public private partnerships

Government, Business

Experts: Public-Private Partnerships Could Plug Federal Government Shortfalls in Infrastructure Funding

Dan DeBono, chief infrastructure funding officer for the U.S. Department of Transportation Dan DeBono, chief infrastructure funding officer for the U.S. Department of Transportation, said he'd like to see the funding for infrastructure projects shift more to states and localities. (Eric Miller/Transport Topics)

WASHINGTON — As Congress looks to find common ground on a $2 trillion proposal that would ensure long-term infrastructure funding on the federal level, states could look more to public-private partnerships as a means of paying for local projects, experts said.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
May 17, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Keeps All Options Open for Funding Infrastructure

Elaine Chao Chao by Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg

The Trump administration still is sifting through a slew of financing mechanisms, from a vehicle miles traveled fee to a fuel tax, to bolster infrastructure funding, according to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, who delivered keynote remarks May 14 to kick off Infrastructure Week.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 14, 2018
Government, Business

Senate Democrats Call for Federal Infrastructure Funding Boosts

federal infrastructure funding Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

WASHINGTON — Loans, private capital and streamlining regulations will not replace a need for providing federal funds for infrastructure projects around the country, Democratic senators said in a hearing July 12.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 13, 2017
Government

Virginia to Enhance Public-Private Partnership Transparency

Virginia has announced that it plans to tweak its policies on public-private partnerships in order to enhance transparency and more precisely assess the risk to the state.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
May 27, 2014