PennDOT puts out call for P3 proposals

PennDOT officials put out a call for unsolicited proposals for public-private partnerships for transportation and infrastructure projects.

Honolulu Area Rapid Transit seeks P3 for rail project

The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) and city and county of Honolulu issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a public-private partnership (P3) to help finish the area’s planned 20-mile transit-rail system.

With new P3s, rail CEO promises hundreds of millions of dollars in savings

Hawaii P3s have made the news. In Honolulu, a P3 could save an estimated $300 million over the next 30 years.

South Carolina P3 Makes Economic Case for Broadband

Nearly 12,000 Aiken County, SC residents lack access to even the most basic Internet service. This P3 aims to change those statistics.

UK public-private partnership to use AI to cut drug failure rate

A UK R&D project has secured a government grant to help its artificial intelligence (AI)-based drug discovery project. Government-backed agency Innovate UK is backing the £1 million project, which is a collaboration between two small tech businesses and the Medicines Discovery Catapult, a government-run initiative.

AT&T and City of Los Angeles Explore Smart Cities Public-Private Partnership

The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE was unveiled this week, creating a partnership between the city and private donors to identify, prioritize and fund projects to improve the quality of life for all city residents and provide support.

Las Vegas P3 commits to improving the community

The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE was unveiled this week, creating a partnership between the city and private donors to identify, prioritize and fund projects to improve the quality of life for all city residents and provide support.

UMass pursues P3 on student housing

The Committee on Administration and Finance of the UMass board of trustees voted this week to move forward with a process that will explore an arrangement between a private developer and the university to bring a 1,000 bed development at some point in the coming years.

P3 to save the О̄hi’a tree, the cornerstone tree species of Hawai’i

P3s are impacting flora! Conservation X Labs, a Washington D.C.-based company, has partnered with the U.S. Department of the Interior offices and agencies to identify and develop solutions to detect and prevent the spread of invasive fungi causing the phenomenon known as Rapid Ohia Death (ROD) on the Hawaiian islands.

Connecticut P3 Uses Solar Power in Underserved Communities

In Connecticut, a private solar company is working with the state’s green bank to help low-income homeowners save money on their energy bills.