Bill Wilson is the editorial director of ROADS & BRIDGES magazine and has been covering the industry since 1999. He has won seven Robert F. Boger Awards for editorial excellence, including three in 2011. He also was the creator of the Top 10, Contractor's Choice Awards and Recycling Awards platforms, as well as ROADS & BRIDGES Live.
New poll: A new funding strategy, called investment public-private partnership, would lock away a large upfront cash payment from an investor in a fund that would pay an annual dividend to all households in the region of the new road. What do you think?
Blog Entry December 16, 2013
- New poll: The Senate version of the next highway bill will not allow projects under public-private partnerships to be included in the federal funding formula. The move would cost states like Indiana $42 million a year. Is this fair?
- New York DOT publishes results of symposium on public-private partnerships
- New poll: Even though Missorians are against tolls, MoDOT appears to be ready to move forward with a public-private partnership that will lead to tolls on I-70. Is this the right move?
- New poll: According to the U.S. PIRG Education Fund, an increasing number of young Americans are making the decision to drive less. Some state lawmakers are saying a shift in strategy, one that supports transit and bike lanes, is needed. Do you agree?
- NEW POLL: A recent Senate proposal would strip away $2.2B in highway program funds. Would doing so effectively hamstring the FAST Act, and what will it take for Congress to finally accept the necessity of ample road/bridge funding?