FTA Proposes New Procedure to Streamline P3s

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has proposed a new procedure to develop more efficient and effective private partnerships and investment in infrastructure projects.

Texas’ Most Populous City Introduces First P3 Infrastructure Project

The first public-private partnership infrastructure project in Houston, Texas’ most populous city, is set to be completed in 2019.

Society for College and University Planning Discuss P3s at Annual Washington Meeting

Speakers at the Society for College and University Planning annual conference in Washington D.C. recently discussed how institutions should consider public-private partnerships as more than a model to fund new university infrastructure, but to also consider long-term financial consequences.

Oklahoma University Uses P3 for Student Housing, Community-Living

The University of Oklahoma has partnered with infrastructure developer Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions and Provident Resource Group in a P3 to build and operate a student housing and community living facility.

P3 Could Protect Small-Town Connecticut from Rising Tides

The Connecticut borough of Stonington may need to form a public-private partnership to protect the city against rising sea-level tides.

Columbia, Mo. Low-Income Families Receive Smartphones, Internet Through P3

The Columbia Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, along with Global Reconnect Inc. will provide low-income residents with smartphones and wireless network through a public-private partnership.

Waterfront Park Coming to South Jersey Courtesy of P3 Funding

The City of Camden, N.J. will welcome a new waterfront park after receiving a $750,000 grant from the Department of the Interior’s Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership.

P3 Saves Alabama Taxpayers $30 million for Road Construction

Baldwin County, Ala., recently sought a public-private partnership to help fund the widening of the Foley Breach Express bridge, one that has seen consistent traffic congestion due to the road’s popularity.

Bossier City, La., Finds Success with P3, Water-Sewer Service

A year ago, Bossier City agreed to let Manchac Consulting Group operate its treatment plants and water and sewer lines, paying the private partner $1 million for the year.

N.C. County Considers P3 Arrangement for Redeveloping City Block

New Hanover County is considering four scenarios for how to redevelop a block of property that it owns in downtown Wilmington, N.C.