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Myth: PPPs involve selling our roads to foreign companies

The further build out and investment in our transportation infrastructure only makes the U.S. more competitive in the global marketplace.

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Myth: Government loses control of public assets in Public-Private Partnership deals.

Another day, another myth surrounding public-private partnerships in transportion.  Today, the focus is the popular misconception that these deals involve losing control of the underlying infrastructure or assets. Myth: Government loses control of public assets in PPP deals. Fact: This …

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Myth: Private toll road operators can charge unlimited tolls

Most concession agreements to date have incorporated annual caps on the amount that toll rates can be increased, using various inflation indices. Put simply, future toll rates are a policy decision and are determined by state officials upfront before a concession agreement is signed.

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Hey, Isn’t Sick Leave for People Who Need It?

Who in the private sector gets to use their accumulated sick pay as part of their retirement?  Who in the private sector can cash out weeks of sick leave for tens of thousands of dollars? While this is practically unheard …

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