Other Transportation Financing Options

Supplanting and eventually replacing the gas tax as the primary source of transportation funding in the nation will be a long-term, difficult challenge. But some communities and planners are already pushing forward with innovative new ideas. Learn more about the current “state of the art” thinking on new revenue streams and what lessons have been learned from the early experiments.

  • Joanna Horsnail, Partner, Mayer Brown
  • Randy Blankenhorn, ED, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
  • Robert Farley, Researcher, TTI
  • Chad Lewis, Senior Director, Fitch

Joanna Horsnail, George Miller, David Narefsky and John Schmidt — Moderated panels at The Bond Buyer’s Transportation Finance/P3 Conference in Chicago on November 13-15. Joanna moderated a panel on “Other Transportation Financing Options [alternatives to the gas tax].” George moderated a panel discussion on “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act.” David co-chaired the conference, provided the opening remarks and moderated a panel on “Chicago’s New Generation of P3s – The Challenges.” John moderated a panel discussion on “US Transportation P3s: Choosing the Projects to Pursue.”