How to Think Like A Developer: Getting the Most from Public/Private Partnerships

By Amanda Arnold, AICP and Mike Scholl, EDFP Have you ever wondered why one redevelopment project moves forward while another one stalls? What makes it work for the developer? How can a jurisdiction create incentives for developers, and what should those incentives be? Too often communities are left asking, “Did we give away too much?”… Read More »

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PCI, PASER Provide Road Surface Report Cards

By Mark Petersen, PE, and Richard Kleinmann, PLS Anyone driving a vehicle on a bumpy, rutted, potholed roadway can determine that the road needs attention, but the agencies responsible for funding repairs and replacements need a more reliable, scientific way to determine where limited highway dollars should be invested. About the Expert: Mark Petersen has… Read More »

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End Goal Helps Clients Obtain Success

By Scott Wilson, PSS, and Pete Kolaszewski, PE From working on thousands of projects over the years, we’ve learned that communities find the most success when they start with the end in mind, especially on complicated projects involving multiple grants and funding sources. Most communities feel the pinch of tight budgets and need to rely… Read More »

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