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Whether you’re working on a local collective impact initiative or a national public-private partnership; whether you’re a practitioner or a researcher; whether you’re looking for basics or a detailed look at a particular topic, our Resource Library can help you find the information and tools you need for your cross-sector thinking and practice. The Library — which includes resources from research organizations, advisory groups, training organizations, academic centers and journals, and other sources — spans issue areas, sectors, and partnership types.

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✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “There is a long history of ridership on urban rapid transit projects failing to meet predevelopment forecasts. This article examines the trade-offs for government associated with transferring the financial risk of ridership demand shortfalls to the private sector…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are contractual relationships between government and industry to deliver facilities or service for public benefit. In the United States, existing transportation infrastructure is aging and new infrastructure is underfunded. PPPs are considered one way to…

“The toolkit provides expert guidance, dependable counsel, and a compilation of best practices to assist state legislatures as they consider whether and how to pursue PPPs in their states. Solid, balanced, and comprehensive state enabling legislation is the key to thorough consideration and success of…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This article considers the administration of toll-financed transportation infrastructure in its larger historical context, through an overview of the political economy of public works in the United States. The decision to shift responsibility for California’s toll bridges to…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Capital structure and revenue-sharing agreements lie in the essence of balancing public and private interests in public-private partnership (PPP) contracts. In the United States, many PPP projects may not be fully self-financed through tolls or other user fees…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public-private partnerships (PPP) for infrastructure development and management have received significant attention in academic, institutional, and political circles over roughly the last two decades. This attention was prompted, to a great extent, by early experiments with PPP-type arrangements…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The revenue risk is of great importance to ensure the success of a real toll public-private partnership (PPP) transportation project. Past research has proposed a revenue guarantee put option as an alternative way to quantify and potentially manage…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Public–private partnerships (PPP) are becoming an increasingly popular option of project delivery. Under the concession-based PPP arrangement, the private partner is responsible for funding the scheme, while their capital investment will be recovered through the operation revenue over…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The construction and provision of infrastructure services such as transport nowadays is often based on a partnership between three main actors: public sector, private sector, and multilateral lenders, under a framework of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). This type of partnership has…