Colorado Convention Center
Governments from across the United States and Canada have utilized public-private partnerships (P3) to help finance critical infrastructure improvement projects. In 2004, voters approved a referendum for the Regional Transportation District (RTD) of Denver’s FasTrack multi-modal transit expansion program. This project expanded transportation options to citizens of Denver’s metropolitan area, including the recent light commuter rail expansion to Denver International Airport, and provided a successful example of a P3 agreement to operate and maintain the system. Speakers with wide-ranging knowledge of the project, especially in the complex areas of program finance, will discuss some of the project’s successes and lessons learned in the areas of project planning, financing, and ongoing monitoring. In addition, participants will be taken on a guided tour of the project’s facilities to get a behind-the-scenes perspective and witness RTD’s FasTrack program in operation.
* Note: Lunch and transportation for the facility tour is included as part of the registration fee. Specific locations on the tour stop will be announced at a later time. This session is limited to the first 100 registrants.