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Addressing America’s Infrastructure Crisis

Posted in Public-Private Partnerships
Surveying the state of American infrastructure in 2008, the Obama administration sought to hit the ground running with the passage of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The ARRA provided approximately $120 billion in direct infrastructure spending, including $48 billion specifically for transportation infrastructure projects (such as bridges and highways).   At the time,… Continue Reading

An Introduction to Public-Private Partnerships

Posted in Public-Private Partnerships
A year ago, I predicted that Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) would emerge as a going concern in U.S. procurement, as states and the federal government sought to shore up infrastructure deficiencies across the country.  PPPs, or P3s as they are sometimes known, are an alternative procurement method focused on delivering public sector services in a cost-effective manner,… Continue Reading