Capital Improvements

  • Reducing Risk

    Four years ago, King County, Wash., implemented a project-assessment system that's reducing unpleasant cost and timeline surprises on...

     
  • Public Works magazine's 2014 AEC survey

    Does spending more on consulting services indicate public works departments have better budgets or thinner work forces? The answer lies...

     
  • Why the Highway Trust Fund is doomed to go broke

    A proposal to raise $164 billion over 10 years won’t pass in time to keep the Highway Trust Fund from going broke by the end of August. And...

     

Operations & Maintenance

 

Grants, Loans & User Fees

  • Reducing Risk

    Four years ago, King County, Wash., implemented a project-assessment system that's reducing unpleasant cost and timeline surprises on...

     
  • Public Works magazine's 2014 AEC survey

    Does spending more on consulting services indicate public works departments have better budgets or thinner work forces? The answer lies...

     
  • Highway Trust Fund woes: the word on the street

    As lawmakers scramble to come up with a solution that will prevent the Highway Trust Fund from going broke next month, officials, experts...

     

Annual Industry Outlook

 

Privatization

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    Operations

    Colorado's Arapahoe County will eliminate more than 30 positions after its largest customer became the 17th city to outsource...

     
  • Public Defender

    Since the public sector isn't burdened by the requirement to be profitable, we're free to deliver service based on what's best for the...

     
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    From concept to reality

    Many cities are struggling to find new ways to meet the challenges posed by an enormous infrastructure funding gap. Indianapolis is using...

     

Public-Private Partnerships

 

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