Public Private Partnerships

Dilworth Park, on the front door of Philadelphia's City Hall, made a splashy debut yesterday, but just as impressive as the design of the park is the work of a non-profit in achieving the grand vision for the park.
Sep 5, 2014   Next City
In 2006, New York City signed contracts for private-public partnerships that would deliver a variety of street furniture throughout the city. To date, 3,355 bus shelters, 304 newsstands, and three (3) public toilets have been built.
Mar 13, 2014   New York Times - City Room Blog
They are fees, ruled the court on Oct. 31, overturning a May 1, Portsmouth circuit judge ruling in a major victory for both tolling and public-private partnerships. It allows tolls to fund the Elizabeth River Crossings, VDOT's P3 tunnels project.
Nov 4, 2013   Bloomberg
Freed from the political constraints of holding a cabinet position, former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood told a university audience that the increase is necessary to meet multi-modal infrastructure needs, not just road construction.
Oct 24, 2013   WAMU
For those following the intense debate over intercity passenger rail in the US, the following recent news items might have a few planners scratching their heads: Opinion
Aug 27, 2012   By Samuel Staley
Known as PPPs, these consortiums combine the best of public and private sectors to finance, build and operate large projects quickly and efficiently. The 23-mile rail line from downtown's Union Station is expected to start soon and open in 2016.
Jun 25, 2010   The Denver Post
San Antonio, Texas, is partnering with business and nonprofit groups on a project aimed at curbing homelessness.
May 13, 2010   San Antonio Express-News
U.S. states and officials are looking North to Canada where public-private partnerships have successfully funded infrastructure projects for years in British Columbia.
Apr 21, 2009   The Christian Science Monitor
On a recent business trip to Australia, I had the opportunity to visit with an interesting group of social planners called The Hornery Institute. Opinion
Apr 5, 2009   By Rick Abelson