Public Private Partnerships

Essential Pittsburgh
4:43 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Seventy Years of Public-Private Partnerships and Pittsburgh's Economic Development

The Allegheny Conference on Community Development has been responsible for many changes and advancements in Pittsburgh, including the completion of the Point State Park fountain in 1974.
Credit Zach Frailey / Flickr

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development.

The documentary "We Built This City: How the Allegheny Conference Remade Pittsburgh" chronicles the private-public partnership that transformed the city and the region.

The documentary was directed by our guest Michael DiLauro. We'll also talk with Bill Flanagan Executive Vice President of the Allegheny Conference talks about the past, present and future of the partnerships and the communities they serve.

Transportation
4:58 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

PennDOT Accepts Second Round of Transportation Proposals

PennDOT’s Office of Public Private Partnerships (P3) has taken a different “route” in its search for proposals for transportation projects — it is asking the private sector for ideas.

P3 is accepting its second round of proposals for transportation projects.

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Transportation
3:30 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Transportation Partnership Board to Look at Proposals in Fall

Gov. Tom Corbett signed the Public Private Partnerships (P3) for Transportation Act in 2012, which gives PennDOT and other transportation agencies a chance to partner with the private sector to improve services or create new projects. Now two proposals are ready for approval from the P3 board.

“We recently had a period where we solicited ideas from the private sector, and we received six ideas and two of them will be admitted to the P3 board this fall,” PennDOT spokeswoman Erin Waters-Trassatt said.

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