Public/Private Partnerships: Recent Trends in France
The revival of liberal ideas provided rich soil in France for the growth of private/public partnerships in financing urban mobility services. This partnership is based on one of the following...

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...

Public/Private Approach to Implementing Transportation System Improvements
This paper discusses the necessity to develop major transportation improvements that could be implemented by forming public and private financing partnerships. The general requirements...

Public/Private Partnership for Development of the South Brunswick Station
Because of projections for continued residential and commercial growth and a large gap between stations, NJ TRANSIT decided to construct a new station in the Township of South Brunswick....

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...

Public Private Joint Development Partnership San Diego MTS/James R. Mills Building Project Success Through Self-Fulfilling Prophecy
The MTS/James R. Mills Building Project provides a regional transportation center for downtown San Diego, where San Diego's three light rail transit (trolley) lines and several...

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...

Creating the Proper Environment: The Consultant's Role in the Privatization of Public Transportation Projects
The consultant can provide input for the development of political consensus for individual projects by providing technical support, accurate costs, realistic schedules, and experience...

Privatization of Transportation—The Risks Associated with Operation
Privatization is mainly characterized through: a new distribution of technical and financial responsibilities between public authorities and private partners, potentially profit-generating...

Public/Private Participation in Transportation in Jacksonville, Florida
A discussion of the status of public/private participation in development and transportation projects in Jacksonville, Florida. The special efforts to encourage downtown redevelopment,...

Survival Strategies for Major Projects
This paper examines factors affecting implementation of two categories of transportation projects - retrofits and growth leaders. Retrofits involve expansion or rehabilitation of existing...

Northumberland Strait Crossing Project—A Public-Private Venture
This major project has challenged the Canadian Government to produce innovative requirements in environmental planning, financing and security, and facility performance. It requires a...

The Las Colinas Area Personal Transit System: A Public/Private Partnership
This paper presents an overview of the development of the Las Colinas Area Personal Transit (APT) System, identifying the key aspects of the APT Project related to a public/private partnership....

Translating Bridge Tolls to a New Bridge: The Third Dartford River Crossing
In March 1986, the Department of Transport of the United Kingdom Government published Guidelines inviting promoters for the submission of private sector bids for the design, construction...

Major Development and Transportation Projects
Public/Private Partnerships
This proceedings for Major Development and Transportation Projects contains papers and discussion summaries from the specialty conference Major Development and Transportation Projects:...

People Movers Move Downtown
Although the people mover has become a common sight at major airports in the U.S. and abroad, the sleek high tech vehicles have yet to establish themselves as a cost effective mode of...

 

 

 

 

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