The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

May 29, 2013 09:02 ET

The Fraser Institute: New Report Examining Public-Private Partnerships for Transportation Infrastructure Coming Thursday, May 30

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 29, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new report measuring the benefits of using private-public partnerships (P3s) to improve Canada's roads, railways, and other public transportation infrastructure, on Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

The report, Using Public-Private Partnerships to Improve Transportation Infrastructure in Canada, explains why P3s outperform the conventional process, dispels myths and misunderstandings about P3s, emphasizes the conditions under which P3s are most successful, and measures the extent to which P3s are currently used in Canada.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, May 30.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

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