After a re-boot, the National Conference for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) concluded a three day summit July 30 in Denver, Colorado on all things P3.
NCPPP’s P3 Connect annual meeting held programs addressing P3 project delivery in the water/waste water, federal and state disaster recovery, U.S. Department of Defense/U.S. General Service Administration (GSA) and emerging social infrastructure spaces, in addition to the more traditional transportation/transit spaces that has seen recent sustained growth in the United States.
Nossaman’s Barney Allison
The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) has released a Lessons Learned Report which gives a realistic and sober review of what’s gone well and what should be done differently to implement the FasTracks program. The FasTracks is the RTD’s voter-approved, multi-billion dollar program to build 122 miles of rail transit, including six new commuter rail and light rail lines and extensions of three existing lines, build 18 miles of bus rapid transit service, add 21,000 new parking spaces, redevelop Denver Union Station and redirect bus service to better connect the eight-county District.
The report reviews lessons learned in nine main areas that can be used throughout the completion of FasTracks itself – currently one of the most ambitious transit expansion efforts in the country – as well as for future programs. Among those lessons are things that have worked well including:
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