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Public-Private Partnership (P3) Procurement: A Guide for Public Owners (March 2019)

This Public-Private Partnership Procurement Guide has been developed in coordination with the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Build America Bureau, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to provide advanced guidance on procedures, issues, and considerations involved in public-private partnership (P3) procurement of surface transportation projects, in particular for highway and transit investments.


Guidebook on Financing of Highway Public-Private Partnership Projects (December 2016)

This Guidebook is for transportation professionals who may be involved in P3 projects. The document increase the readers' knowledge of the concepts and skills needed to finance transportation projects using a P3 approach. The Guidebook describes many standard techniques used to conduct a P3 financial assessment.


Guidebook for Risk Assessment in Public Private Partnerships (December 2013)

Risk assessment is one of the inputs to the quantitative analysis in value for money assessment. This guidebook provides a detailed follow-on to the P3 Toolkit primer on Risk Assessment for Public-Private Partnerships and covers more challenging and advanced risk assessment topics. It is designed to enhance the overall understanding of the relationship between risk assessment and value for money analysis and to provide hands-on guidance for practitioners in the field. In addition to this guide, the P3-VALUE 2.0 Tool and User Guide also covers risk assessment.


Predevelopment Costs for Public-Private Partnership Projects - Federal-aid Highway Program Eligibilities (January 2015)

This set of questions and answers provides guidance on the use of Federal-aid highway funds for predevelopment costs. Predevelopment costs include those associated with activities that provide decision-makers the opportunity to identify, assess, and modify potential infrastructure projects and modifications to existing infrastructure projects, and to advance those projects from the conceptual phase to actual construction. These early phase activities are particularly important in identifying opportunities for public-private collaboration in the financing and delivery of infrastructure projects.

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