P3s Cited as Key to Developing Smart Cities

Forty percent of U.S.-based companies responding to a survey said public-private partnerships would be useful in building “smart cities,” according to a B2B technology report from ABI Research.

State and Two Colleges Partner to Address Physician Shortage

Tennessee is kicking in $750,000 to subsidize a fast track from undergraduate to medical school in a public-private partnership that is the first of its kind in the state.

With Gas Tax Failure, Louisiana Rail Service Will Need P3

Despite the failure of a proposed increase in the gas tax, Louisiana officials remain undaunted in their pursuit of passenger train service between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

Central Ohio City Will Use P3 to Repurpose Quarry As Park

Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks in Ohio will partner with a private company to develop an old quarry into a park.

Speaker Hoover Announces Working Group on Kentucky’s Transportation Infrastructure

Speaker Jeff Hoover today announced the creation of the Working Group on Kentucky’s Transportation Infrastructure, consisting of nine members from the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Releases Long List of Priority Projects

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet released a list of priority projects that will help guide development of the state’s Highway Plan.

Tennessee Adds Train Station, Thanks to P3

The Middle Tennessee Regional Transportation Authority and Wilson County recently broke ground for a seventh train station in the eastern corridor of Middle Tennessee for the Music City Star rail line.

Universities Increasingly Use P3s for Student Housing

Universities are choosing to focus on what they do best – educating – while leaving the building to experts in the private sectors.

P3 Arts Venue in Pennsylvania Wins Award

Bethlehem, Pa. has received a national award for how it developed and repurposed the Bethlehem Steel Plant through a public-private partnership.

Arizona DOT: P3 Delivering Highway 3 Years Ahead of Schedule

Connect 202 Partners, a public-private partnership, is deliver the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway three years ahead of schedule. The project, which is the state’s first highway P3, is scheduled for completion in 2019.