A High-Speed Rail Revolution in the US? Lessons from the French and the Texas TGV

LACTC Specialized Rail Transit Projects

The Foundation for a New Approach to Implement Building Innovation
Prepared by the Partnership for Building Innovation project, which is sponsored by CERF; National Institute of Standards and Technology; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development;...

A Practical Application of Concession Schemes to Space Energy Projects
It has been shown in previous papers and studies that some of the financing schemes involving a mix of private and government funds, which are used for terrestrial large infrastructures,...

Puerto Rico Privatizes the Roads
The opening of Puerto Rico's Teodoro Moscoso Bridge in San Juan early in 1994 will usher in a new era of privately financed toll roads. The first product of the 1989 Private...

Cost Considerations in Planning Pier Terminals
The deregulation of the air transport economy is gradually leading to the involvement of private developers in airport terminal financing. Even the airports run by government agencies...

Public Involvement in Water Resources Management
Some thoughts on the use of public involvement, partnering, customer focus, and decision support systems in water management are presented....

The Role of Partnering and Public Involvement in the Lackawanna River Corridor Greenway Study
Development of partnerships and active public involvement programs has, in the past, been de-emphasized for the more traditional Corps studies. However, as the Corps continues to progress...

Water Reclamation Potential in Southern California to the Year 2010
This is a summary of plans and projections for future water recycling by Southern California public and private water and sewerage agencies involved in water recycling. The central purpose...

Administering a Regulated Riparian System of Water Rights
Western states, facing steadily increasing demands on limited water resources, have developed administrative regimes for regulating water use based on the judicially developed private...

The Evolving Role of Marinas as Public Marine Parks and Water Recreation Areas in Southern California 1960-1994

New Problems in Ground & Water Lease Administration

P3 for Marinas, Parks & Recreation

Waterfront Renaissance Racine, Wisconsin

Development of the Sheboygan Waterfront Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Bayes' Theorem and Quantitative Risk Assessment
This paper argues that for a quantitative risk analysis (QRA) to be useful for public and private decisionmaking, and for rallying the support necessary to implement those decisions, it...

Sharing the Risk
In infrastructure privatization, arranging financing is as much an art as a science. At a recent conference in Washington, D.C., speakers discussed the opening of the public capital markets...

Service Lateral Reconstruction in the Isle of Man

Vietnam: Firsthand Feedback
Impressions and advice on doing business in Vietnam. Black & Veatch was the first U.S. engineering firm in Vietnam. Wayne West, BV's man in Hanoi, and James Patton,...

The Mexican Migration
The North American Free Trade Agreement has made Mexico an attractive market for U.S. firms, particularly in the environmental field. At the same time, privatization (as with toll roads...

 

 

 

 

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