Task Force Considering New Revenue Models for Transportation Infrastructure

Deseret News covers Marc Scribner’s testimony before the Utah Transportation Governance and Funding Task Force.

Utah lawmakers are trying to account for potential public-private partnerships and new energy-efficient vehicles as they plan for the state’s future transportation infrastructure and maintenance needs.

The state Legislature’s Transportation Governance and Funding Task Force met recently to consider recommendations for moving toward a system that leases public infrastructure assets to private companies.

The task force has been working since May to find funding options for Utah’s developing infrastructure.

Marc Scribner, a senior fellow with the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told state lawmakers about new forms of public-private partnerships being studied in other countries. The institute is a nonprofit libertarian think tank based in Washington, D.C.

Read the full article at Deseret News.