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The Business Case for Investment in Public Transportation (APTA, 2016)

While transit has principally been considered the realm of the public-sector, new technologies, service providers, and investment models are building the case for private investment in public transportation. The American Public Transportation Association presents a new report that shows the

U.S. 36: Changing commute habits through infrastructure, incentives, and education

By Mary Ebeling The Colorado Department of Transportation is putting the final touches on the reconstruction of U.S. 36 between Denver and Boulder, and their efforts to both accommodate and encourage alternatives to driving alone in the corridor seem to be working. Completed by CDOT, the Regional

Alphabet soup? An update on transit finance

By Mary Ebeling Across modes, the funding paradigm for transportation projects is shifting. As Congress exhibits a lack of appetite for addressing the impending crisis in the gas tax funding model, states and local governments are developing new ways to assemble financing packages for needed

Shifting the transit-funding paradigm: Transit finance grows up

By Mary Ebeling Development of creative financing and new revenue sources for transportation projects remains a hot topic in transportation circles. Public-private partnerships exist in highway transportation, often using tolls as the revenue source to attract private investment. Transit P3s,

Finding the middle – balancing public and private interests with P3s

By Mary Ebeling Many agencies have been slow to adopt a Public Private Partnership (P3) model for transportation and infrastructure financing. As traditional revenue sources dry up, governments at all levels are taking an increasingly hard look at using a P3 funding model. P3s offer enormous

The Case for Business Investment in Public Transportation (APTA, 2011)

The report focuses on the state of public transportation in America, and offers analysis of issues important to private investors when they weight the potential for investment into the expansion or maintenance of a transit system. Download the full report here.