It is with regrets the Center announces the postponement of the annual P3 Conference, originally scheduled for April 25, 2018. The conference is to be rescheduled for the fall of 2018. Please stay tuned for further information.
On June 12, 2017 Center Director Dr. Jonathan Gifford spoke at the Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure’s (AIAI) 2017 Annual Members Meeting, presenting the Center’s “P3 Evidence” research project as part of the program’s University Collaboration session.
Research conducted by Center director Dr. Jonathan Gifford and Center affiliates Zhenua Chen, Nobuhiko Daito has been published in the journal Transport Policy.
“Socioeconomic impacts of transportation public-private partnerships: A dynamic CGE assessment,” Chen, Zhenhua, Nobuhiko Daito, Jonathan L. Gifford. 2017. Transport Policy. 58, 80-87
On April 25, 2017, the Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy hosted its fourth annual Spring conference, exploring Emerging Infrastructure Initiatives and Potential Roles for P3s.
The morning panel, Emerging Infrastructure Initiatives, moderated by Janet Kavinoky of Vulcan Materials Company, featured remarks from Robert Poole of the Reason Foundation, Bryan Grote of Mercator Advisors (presentation materials), Martin Klepper of the US Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau (presentation materials), and Virginia Delegate Randall Minchew. This panel was followed by remarks from Virginia Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne and a lively Q&A session with the secretary and morning panel.
Graduate Research Associate Jeong Yun Kweun, consultant Porter Wheeler, and Center Director Jonathan L. Gifford’s research paper, “Evaluating highway public-private partnerships: Evidence from U.S. value for money studies,” has been published in the journal Transport Policy. The paper examines value for money (VfM) analysis practices in the US highway sector, finding variation between public agencies’ model, risk transfer, and discount rate selections. More information can be found here.