21 May 2019

EZ still does it: Longtime public-private partnership, EZ Ride, is still helping N.J. with transportation needs

To really appreciate how public-private partnerships have shaped transportation services in New Jersey, it’s worth remembering how these arrangements are used in a jam. Entire street block-long lines once trailed out of Garden State gas stations; that was amid the nationwide rationing of motor fuels during the oil crises in

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21 May 2019

Public-private partnership brings natural gas pipeline upgrade to Floyd County

Rome and Floyd County’s economic development effort has a brighter future thanks to a public-private partnership that is bringing a $22.3 million natural gas pipeline upgrade to western Floyd County. Representatives from the Georgia Public Service Commission met with Georgia Power, Atlanta Gas Light, International Paper and local government leaders

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20 May 2019

Zwicker Measure Establishing “Energy Infrastructure Public-Private Partnership Act” Clears Assembly Committee

A measure sponsored by Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (D-Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex and Somerset) to establish the “Energy Infrastructure Public-Private Partnership Act” cleared the Assembly Science and Technology Committee Thursday. The bill (A-4535) would allow private entities to propose energy-related projects to government entities, at government facilities, as part of a public-private

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20 May 2019

How PPP model improves healthcare infrastructure, Dr Sanjay Mukherjee explains

Public Private Partnership plays an important role to give fillip to healthcare infrastructure, an important component to boost patient care. In light of Indian healthcare sector which faces serious issue on infrastructure in rural areas, PPP model is best way to improve things. Dr Sanjay Mukherjee, Secretary, Medical Education and

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17 May 2019

Report on Demise of a Public-Private Partnership

In 2012 a new investor-backed company, Quad Learning, created American Honor, a partnership with community colleges for a national network of honors programs. The goal was to create a collaborative curriculum for students to earn affordable, high-quality associate degrees and then to help them transfer to selective four-year institutions. Roughly two

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17 May 2019

Morgan Stanley to invest Rs 145 cr in Manipal Health Enterprise

Morgan Stanley India Infrastructure (MSII) committed a Rs 145 crore investment in Manipal Health Enterprise, the healthcare arm of Manipal Education and Medical Group, for an undisclosed stake. The tie-up involves an investment of Rs 100 crore in Healthmap, a Public Private Partnership for diagnostic imaging in Indian healthcare, a

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15 May 2019

Public-private pioneer Sandy Springs saving $14M by bringing services in house

Sandy Springs, the city that has received national attention for its public-private partnership model that started when it was incorporated in December 2005 and was copied by other new cities, is changing course. Starting in July, Sandy Springs will bring in house all of the services provided privately in the

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15 May 2019

A horrible example of public-private partnership

In what seems like a case of complicity between a government agency and a private farm, a portion of land of a mangrove forest in Chattogram’s Sitakunda upazila was leased out to a private company to build a for-profit ship-breaking yard. As this daily reported on May 13, at least

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14 May 2019

To Protect Patagonia’s World-Class Parks, Chile Turns to Public-Private Partnership

The Chilean Patagonia features enormous archipelagos, soaring peaks, dense forests, crystal-clear lakes, rivers teeming with wildlife, and much more. The region is home to numerous ecosystems, all of which are rich in biodiversity and in need of long-term protection. Today the Chilean government announced a major public-private collaboration that aims

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13 May 2019

Indonesia: accelerating urban transportation development with public-private partnership

The country’s rapid urban transportation development is creating vast opportunities for collaboration and investments for the private sector. Indonesia’s steady economic growth in recent years has spurred rapid urbanization across the archipelago. According to the World Bank, the growth rate of cities in Indonesia is 4.1 per cent per year – faster than

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