Private Money for Public Infrastructure: Promises, Pitfalls, and the Path Forward

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An exploration of the characteristics of public-private partnerships—for financing transportation infrastructure in Chicago, Illinois, and the nation. Expert panelists will discuss benefits and risks of such arrangements, describe examples of successful PPPs, and suggest conditions, actions, and policies for maximizing the value of these arrangements for ensuring effective and efficient transportation systems.


January 28, 2013
James L. Allen Center, Northwestern University
2169 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 

$45.00 Registration Fee (Free for NU faculty/staff/students)

The event is SOLD OUT.

LIVE STREAM available beginning at 8:15am.


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2011
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2010
Public Transit: A Sustainable Ride to the Future

2009
Moving the Goods: Chicago and the Nation's Freight

2008
A Plan for Chicago: Transportation Routes for the Next 100 Years

2007
Moving the Region in a New Direction