Push for private transportation deals

Coverage of Governor Rendell’s press conference pushing for public-private partnerships and a Turnpike Lease in transportation in the Post-Gazette. Also speaking for P3s were US Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters.

Relatedly, House GOP Leader Sam Smith thinks we should privatize SEPTA first, as the Tribune Review coverage points out.

Our report, The Emerging Paradigm: Financing and Managing Pennsylvania’s Transportation Infrastructure and Mass Transit highlights both options.