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  • Maryland presses for federal support in building two light-rail systems

    Maryland presses for federal support in building two light-rail systems
    Backed by an affirming legislative session and soon to be flush with transportation money, state officials went to Washington on Monday to assure the administration that Maryland has both the means and the will to build two light rail systems. "Timing is...
  • Five questions for Christopher Lee

    Five questions for Christopher Lee
    Christopher Lee cut his teeth on public-private partnerships 26 years ago as a Lehman Brothers executive in charge of financing projects in Asia. He put together a consortium of local investors to build a $1.8 billion, 12-mile toll road in Bangkok....
  • Transportation leaders say future depends on continued investment

    Transportation leaders say future depends on continued investment
    Leaders of Maryland's transportation industry said Monday that the state's future depends on continued infrastructure investment, beyond the $4.4 billion already scheduled for highway and mass transit systems in the next six years. Such investment...
  • L.A.'s Convention Center gamble

    L.A.'s Convention Center gamble
    Anschutz Entertainment Group becomes the new manager of the Los Angeles Convention Center on Sunday, marking the largest and most significant privatization of a city asset in recent memory. AEG will handle day-to-day operations, but the Convention...
  • New deal proposed to boost Gary/Chicago airport

    New deal proposed to boost Gary/Chicago airport
    A tentative agreement valued at up to $100 million will be announced Monday for private investors to develop and manage the long underused Gary/Chicago International Airport and incubate businesses in the surrounding area, the Tribune has learned. The...
  • Protests fail to undo privatization of Long Grove roads

    Protests fail to undo privatization of Long Grove roads
    A vote to undo part of Long Grove’s recently approved road-privatization ordinance failed Tuesday night, despite the presence of dozens of residents at a Village Board meeting, many of them there to protest the shift of upkeep and plowing costs to...
  • Privatization fears, finger-pointing marked troubled home-confinement program

    Privatization fears, finger-pointing marked troubled home-confinement program
    The criminal allegations against Nolan Bernard could put him in prison for life. But on Monday, it was his tenuous link to Orange County's home-confinement program — through its most damning failure, the case of Bessman Okafor — that he was...
  • Public-private partnerships: the new model for infrastructure

    Public-private partnerships: the new model for infrastructure
    There's a P3 in your future. Maryland is poised to join 34 states and key federal agencies in transforming the way government works. The new mantra, "P3," is shorthand for public-private partnerships. Maryland's P3 legislation, championed by Lt. Gov....
  • Fair Board rejects Senate bill

    The Orange County Fair Board agreed Thursday to formally oppose a bill that activists warned could lead to privatization of the publicly owned fairgrounds. Theresa Sears and Reggie Mundekis of the Orange County Fair Preservation Society alleged that...
  • The charter school mistake

    The charter school mistake
    Los Angeles has more charter schools than any other school district in the nation, and it's a very bad idea. Billionaires like privately managed schools. Parents are lured with glittering promises of getting their kids a sure ticket to college....
  • Comic-Con, Chargers press San Diego for new venues

    Comic-Con, Chargers press San Diego for new venues
    SAN DIEGO — Of the many attractions that make San Diego distinct from other locales in Southern California, two of the most popular are Comic-Con and the Chargers. The annual nerd-fest that is Comic-Con is an unrivaled summer explosion of costumed...