An article by Center Director Jonathan Gifford, titled “A New Generation of Transportation Service Delivery,” was published in the February 2015 issue of The Ripon Forum, the online magazine of The Ripon Society, a public policy organization that was founded in 1962. One of the main goals of The Ripon Society is to promote the ideas and principles that have made America great and contributed to the GOP’s success.
Professor Gifford’s article addresses a new generation of highway and transit delivery. Private infrastructure developers are playing an expanding role. Private companies have designed and constructed highways and transit systems for decades, but the new infrastructure developers do much more, including operating and maintaining facilities, and providing financing. Their profits depend on meeting contractual standards of quality and performance. Click here to read Professor Gifford’s article.