21 Aug 2017

Stakeholders want FG to adopt PPP for port infrastructure development

Stakeholder in the maritime industry have called on the Federal Government to adopt the public-private partnership (PPP) model for the development of port infrastructure in the country. The stakeholders made this call in Lagos at the second edition of the Taiwo Afolabi Annual Maritime Conference, a partnership between SIFAX Group

17 Aug 2017

Centre approves new Metro policy, focus on PPP in project

With a focus on compact urban development, cost reduction and multi-modal integration, Centre approved a new Metro Policy on Wednesday. The policy opens a window for private investments across a range of metro operations making public private partnership (PPP) component mandatory for availing central assistance for new metro projects. Speaking

11 Aug 2017


A sum of  Rs 1,897 crore have been allocated for the construction of National Highways during the last three years in Chhattisgarh under head National Highway (Original) and National Highway Development Programme-IV, the Central Government has informed. There are 18 numbers of National Highways passing through Chhattisgarh, it informed. A

08 Aug 2017

FTA proposes rule to encourage private investment in transit projects

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) yesterday announced a proposal that would make it easier for public-private partnerships to be formed in public transportation projects. The proposed Private Investment Project Procedures for public transportation capital projects will help the federal government develop “more effective approaches” to spurring private participation and investment

07 Aug 2017

Two European cos show interest in Elephanta ropeway project

Two global cable car makers — France-based Poma and Austrian Doppelmayr Cable Car — have shown interest in developing the first ropeway service in the megapolis between Sewree and the Elephanta Island. Earlier this year, the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), which proposed the plan, had invited expression of interest (EoI)

HT Exclusive: Profile Shoot Of Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu
07 Aug 2017

Biggest station redevelopment programme in the world: Railway Minister

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu explains to Shantanu Nandan Sharma that the station redevelopment plan and the new bidding method are more transparent than the conventional Swiss challenge model. On the progress of station redevelopment We have taken concrete steps for development of 100 railway stations across the country. These are

02 Aug 2017

Construction to Begin on Leesport Avenue Bridge in Ontelaunee Township

Construction for the Leesport Avenue (Route 1004) bridge, spanning Willow Creek in Ontelaunee Township, Berks County, is scheduled to begin as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Replacement of this bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it from Berks County’s structurally deficient bridge list.

CTA trains courtesy CTA
01 Aug 2017

U.S. proposes rule to streamline private sector involvement in public transport

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced a proposal to facilitate public-private partnerships in public transportation. The newly proposed Private Investment Project Procedures (PIPP) for public transportation capital projects will help the federal government develop more effective approaches to spurring private participation and investment

28 Jul 2017

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces MTA adopt-a-station partnership

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced a public-private subway partnership program in which private corporations will invest to support the New York City subway system and work with the MTA on issues affecting commuters. Despite a recent back and forth with Mayor Bill de Blasio over funding, Cuomo struck a

27 Jul 2017

CMA CGM consortium ink deal for Port of Kribi

The consortium of Bolloré Transport & Logistics, the Chinese group CHEC and French ocean carrier CMA CGM have signed the concession agreement for the new container terminal in Kribi, Cameroon. Under the agreement, the consortium will manage the port for 25 years under a public-private partnership with the State of