- Privatizing Transportation Networks: Bad Deals, Higher Costs and Failed Accountability
Public-private partnerships privatize valuable public assets such as roads and bridges to guarantee long-term returns to financiers at the expense of taxpayers.
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The AFSCME Transportation Caucus is a forum to share and discuss the issues that impact our work. Caucus members should work or have an interest in transit, road design and maintenance, or transportation services as a public good. We discuss funding and financing questions for transportation infrastructure, as well as emerging technologies and practices that will change our industry in the future.
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Transportation updates from the AFSCME Information Highway
- Express busways and economic development: Case study of the Miami-Dade South Express Busway
- Flat debt total signals cautious borrowing, despite infrastructure needs
- Safety climate, hearing climate and hearing protection device use among transportation road maintainers
- Pensions and retiree healthcare challenge some of the largest mass transit enterprises
- How electric cars could make America’s crumbling roads even worse
Transportation coverage from the AFSCME Privatization Update
- After High-Profile A Line Troubles, RTD Plans To Operate N Line Itself
- Messenger: Cost to start down runway of airport privatization in St. Louis? More than $800,000 per month.
- State launches investigation, assesses $800,000 in damages against SunPass contractor
- The $1.4 Billion Transit Fund the U.S. Government Won’t Release
- Metro shuttle bus operator in trouble for distracted driving