Bus Pre-Emption: A Real Time Control Strategy for Privatized Transit Operation
Bus pre-emption strategies are designed to provide priority to transit buses over passenger cars for urban travel. A comparative analysis of a proposed suburban bus service for regular...

The Marina Environment from a Boaters Point of View
A discussion of the benefits and problems encountered by the recreational boater as a tenant of both the public and private marinas in Southern California is presented....

Public/Private Ventures—Southern California
Recreational small craft harbors in Southern California have been and continue to be big business and were forerunners to government's current interest in generating new revenue...

A Private Marina Owner Looks at Private Marina Development and Management

Beachfront Management After Nollan—Facing the Challenge of Unconstitutional Taking Claims
In 1977, South Carolina enacted the Coastal Tidelands and Wetlands Act. Ramifications of the Act are discussed....

The Search for Public Access in New York State
Public access to coastal areas for recreational purposes is a declared policy goal of both Federal and State governments. Accomplishment of this goal involves issues of public versus private...

A Proposal for Risk Sharing in the Development of a Lunar Oxygen Plant

Developing a Privately Owned Utility in Florida: Financing and Cash Flow
Private developers of a 5,000-acre master-planned community in Sarasota, Florida, were required to provide their own wastewater treatment plants as a condition for obtaining permits. After...

Water Development Ideology: A New Status Quo
The old ideology of economic growth used to justify water resource development is no longer popular in the Southwest. A new ideology is developing, based on new circumstances....

Privatization in Transportation Financing
Since early in this century, financing for transportation has involved both private and public funds. For highways, monies provided by public or government agencies have come largely from...

Portland's Light Rail: A Successful Public Private Partnership
During its first year, Tri-Met's Light Rail service, MAX, carried twice as many riders as originally projected. What is generally not understood is that MAX is more then a...

CTA's Experience in Fostering Station Redevelopment Through Public/Private Partnerships
The paper reviews the experience of the Chicago Transit Authority's partnerships with the private sector. The funding, space, design, construction and operation components...

Private Participation Made Easy in Small but Smart Transit
The maturing field of electronically 'smart' people movers offers the possibility of urban transit linkages which are smaller in scale, less demanding to operate,...

Public-Private Relationship in Transportation Development
The paper explores the mechanism and development of public-private partnership which has resulted in the participatory growth of transportation projects in the Portland Metropolitan area....

South Boston Piers Transit Project
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) is proposing to construct a new transit connection between downtown Boston and the South Boston Piers area. The MBTA has worked with...

Financing Transit: Benefit Assessment in Los Angeles
The Southern California Rapid Transit District (SCRTD) has successfully used benefit assessment to fund a portion of the Los Angeles subway project and to provide the critical private...

Public/Private Partnership—The French Example: The Toulouse Metro Project
Faced with a continuing great demand for urban public transportation, the French public authorities have, for several years, been looking for new sources of financing. Concerning urban...

Development of the South Anchorage Transit Center: Public/Private Partnership in the Small Urban Area
Public/private partnerships are as useful a tool in smaller urban areas as they are in the larger cities. The arrangements are likely to be simpler and the number of actors fewer, but...

Allied Junction/Secaucus Transfer Station—A Private/Public Partnership
This paper describes the background behind the development of the Allied Junction/Secaucus Transfer Station project, the improvements to the New Jersey TRANSIT rail network in Northern...

An Example of Privately Funded Project
The paper discusses the proposal of the Syndicat des Transports Parisiens, the local authority in charge of Public Transports in the Paris region, to ask private firms to implement without...

 

 

 

 

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