Public Works

Acadia National Park may Provide Employee Housing through P3

The National Park Service has issued an RFI regarding the possibility of partnering with a private party to provide housing to seasonal employees at  Acadia National Park in Maine. Requests to the RFI are due Nov. 5. “This is an opportunity to revitalize and provide additional housing for Acadia National Park seasonal employees,” Superintendent Kevin Schneider told National Parks Traveler.

Public-Private Partnership Enables Rideshare Pilot in Los Angeles

FASTLinkDTLA, Downtown LA's transportation management-focused public-private partnership, and moovel, the leading provider of mobile ticketing applications in North America, announced on Oct. 2 the launch of a new ridesharing pilot that will complement the city's public transit network. To ensure the service is available to all and grows to meet the needs of the community, FlexLA will charge a reduced fare during the pilot.

PennDOT Seeking P3 Proposals

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently put out a call for unsolicited public-private partnerships proposals relating to transportation or infrastructure. “We pride ourselves on our innovative approaches to transportation solutions,” PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards told TribLIVE.

AT&T and Los Angeles begin developing Smart Cities Public-Private Partnership

AT&T and the City of Los Angeles are looking to team up to make LA one of the smartest cities in America.

To foster the creation of a Smart City, AT&T and LA are in talks regarding a public-private partnership. With Internet of Things (IoT) technology and support for the deployment of small cell technology, the telecom will work with the city on ways to address the problems that matter most to the people that live, work, and visit there.

Public-Private Partnership Creates Corridor of Protected Land in Santa Cruz Mountains

A consortium of partners consisting of Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST), the Los Altos-based Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD) and the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority have purchased two properties that connect 31,000 acres in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Once the land is restored, the two parcels will establish a permanent protected corridor between the MROSD's Sierra Azul Open Space Preserve and the Open Space Authority’s Rancho Cañada del Oro Open Space Preserve.

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