June 2023

Construction Contractors and Transportation P3s

Robert W.Poole Jr. Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation

Since 2009, the Texas legislature has rejected all proposals from Texas DOT for new DBFOM P3s. That happened yet again in the 2023 legislative session. I used to believe this was all due to grass-roots populist opposition to tolling and P3s. But I now think the problem goes deeper, involving high-powered corporate lobbying.

 

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