Studies and Reports


Other Reports of Interest

Public-Private Partnerships in British Columbia

– June 2018 Report by the Columbia Institute


An In-Depth Budget Review of the Utah Department of Transportation

– August 2016 Report by the Utah Office of the Legislative Auditor General

Infrastructure Ontario – Alternative Financing and Procurement

– 2014 Annual Report of the Office of the Auditor General of Ontario

EXPOSED: America’s Highest Paid Government Workers

– Center for Media and Democracy, January 2014

The Political-Economics of Private Infrastructure Finance: The New Sub Prime

– Report by Elliott Sclar, Professor of Urban Planning and Director,
Center for Sustainable Urban Development at The Earth Institute at Columbia University

The United States of ALEC Documentary

Moyers & Company presents “United States of ALEC,” a report on the most influential corporate-funded political force most of America has never heard of – ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC presents itself as a “nonpartisan public-private partnership”. But behind that mantra lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed to increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge. – September 28, 2012

New York State Squanders Scarce Transportation Dollars on Outsourcing

– NYS Public Employees Federation, June 2012

Minnesota Studies Mileage-Based User Fees to Fund Transportation

– Minnesota Department of Transportation, November 2011

Building a Better Gas Tax

– Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, December 2011

Outsourcing Comparison by State

– Caltrans Division of Research and Innovation, July 15, 2011

Cost of Congestion

– Texas A&M Transportation Institute, 2012

Outsourcing Costs

– Project on Government Oversight, 2011

Outsourcing Failures from Around the US

Washington Highway Maintenance “Outsourcing”

– Washington State Department of Transportation, January 2004

Federal Highway Administration Innovative Program Delivery – Public Private Partnerships



NASHTU Reports

Highway Robbery II – 2007

Highway Robbery – 2002


Recent Reports from In the Public Interest

Standing Guard: How Unaccountable Contracting Fails Governments and Taxpayers – December 18, 2014

ITPI Privatization Resources Guide – October 9, 2014

Shift: How Taxpayers Began Reclaiming Control of their Public Service – June 25, 2014

The Taxpayer Empowerment Agenda – August 9, 2013