Banking on Infrastructure: Enhancing State revolving Funds for Transportation (Brookings Institution, 2012)

A new policy brief on state infrastructure financing, written by Brookings Transportation Senior Fellow Rob Puentes and Jennifer Thompson of Parsons Brinkerhoff, is a primer on how states can leverage public and private funds, including federal funds and loan programs, to finance state and local infrastructure projects.

Infrastructure banks offer funding opportunities for transportation projects

Via infrastructure banks, states or cities can leverage money for transportation projects, accelerate construction timelines, and recycle assistance for future transportation projects. Infrastructure banks can be used in conjunction with traditional financing and other innovative tools to maximize transportation investments. As Chicago announces the first local infrastructure bank, the White House pushes for a national infrastructure bank.