After announcing a new “Choice Lanes” initiative and then passing enabling legislation earlier in the year, the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) ended 2023 by designating four target corridors for the new express lanes projects. The four targeted Choice Lane corridors were designated as part of a broader long-term infrastructure and transportation investment plan, which […]
David Leonhardt’s recent essay in The New York Times titled Longer Commutes, Shorter Lives is, in parts, a thorough indictment of American transportation infrastructure progress over the last half century. Between the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869 and the first transcontinental passenger flight in 1959, American transportation experienced one revolution after another. […]
The Department of Transportation’s main discretionary grant program under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) may soon be brought up in a Congressional Review Act resolution.
Explaining Public-Private Partnership Projects Through Political Factors: An Assessment of Developing Countries
Study by Noemí Peña-Miguel and Beatriz Cuadrado-Ballesteros The aim of this study is to examine the effect of political factors on the use of PPPs in developing countries, focusing on economic infrastructure sectors. As it is the government (politicians) that take the decisions on how to deliver public services, PPPs depend on the incentives of […]