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Trump's desire for private infrastructure money will narrow his choices to mostly urban projects

Trump's desire for private infrastructure money will narrow his choices to mostly urban projects

Marketplace.org
By Tom Scheck, APM Reports, Curtis Gilbert, APM Reports, and Will Craft, APM Reports
July 19, 2017 | 1:44 PM

Officials in states, cities and counties are increasingly looking to use private money for public infrastructure projects like roads and bridges, a result of tight budgets, eager financial investors and a president who believes that business — not government — can deliver better services to Americans.

An analysis by APM Reports has found that at least 46 transportation and water-related projects in 23 states and the District of Columbia presented to the White House could rely on private money to be completed, including investment opportunities in Alabama, drinking water pipelines in California and New Mexico and a massive transit project in the New York City area.

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