April 26, 2016 - Top officials and practitioners set a fast pace for discussion of one of the industry’s hottest topics, “Evidence: P3s and the Evolution of Infrastructure Delivery” at the Center’s 3rd Annual Forum. Convening at Mason’s Arlington, Virginia campus, they set the stage for the Center’s new project examining evidence of the outcomes, strengths and limitations of P3s for transportation project delivery. State officials discussed Maryland’s Purple Line, Virginia’s I-66 projects, and how P3s are bringing innovation to transit projects in Washington metro region. Major private sector partners discussed approaches and results for recent projects in Texas, Florida and Colorado, among others, including the benefits users and agencies realized from P3 commercial failures. A leading FAST Act author, Shant Boyajian, provided insights into Senate deliberations on the bill and its infrastructure development priorities. And Delegate Ron Villanueva (Chairman, Virginia House of Delegates Transportation Committee) provided lunchtime remarks on pioneering P3s from the legislators’ perspective. more..., less
Why the TP3 Policy Center?
To advance objective consideration of public-private partnerships in transportation system renewal and development through research, education and public service.
Why George Mason University?
Since its inception, transportation policy research and education have been a central focus of Mason’s School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs including the domains of finance, planning, engineering and public policy... Full Article
Why George Mason University? Since its inception, transportation policy research and education have been a central focus of Mason’s School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, including the domains of finance, planning, engineering and public policy. Areas of expertise include finance, planning, policy institutional issues, mega-regions, network analysis, intelligent transportation systems, geographic information systems, civil engineering, urban and regional planning, political science and public administration. Graduate students are enrolled in the School’s Ph.D. in Public Policy and Master’s in Transportation Policy, Operations and Logistics degree programs, as well as Master’s programs in International Commerce and Policy, and in Public Policy.
P3s offer an important alternative to traditional funding sources – and a host of opportunities and challenges... Full Article
P3s offer an important alternative to traditional funding sources – and a host of opportunities and challenges. Advancing public interest through P3s requires careful analysis by public decision-makers of costs, risks and rewards, which are the knowledge and skills advanced by the Transportation P3 Policy Center.
Case Studies – Examine projects and programs in the U.S. and abroad across various transportation modes. Read More
Graduate & Executive Education – Help shape successful P3s through coursework, seminars and workshops, professional forums, and interaction with government and industry stakeholders.
Research – Review and conduct valuable research on top priorities in the TP3 Policy arena. Join experts, decision-makers and practitioners. Articulate research and policy agendas.
Jonathan L. Gifford
Professor and Director,
Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy
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