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The Build America Transportation Investment Center (BATIC) Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence enhances taxpayer value from transportation investment by promoting public sector capacity building in the analysis, understanding, and use of project finance techniques through a program of training, sharing of best practices, and technical assistance to all State Departments of Transportation and their local partner agencies.

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Project Finance
Capacity Building

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  • Expert Panel Sessions
    February 20, 2018

    This roundtable will be a forum for State DOT and other Short Line stakeholders to exchange ideas and best practices, and identify common challenges and opportunities in funding and financing short line railroad projects.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    December 6, 2017

    This webinar explored innovative and accessible ways transportation agencies can partner with the private sector on smaller-scale projects by bundling assets and standardizing procurements.

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  • Expert Panel Sessions
    Held September 20, 2017

    This roundtable discussion provided a forum for State DOTs to exchange ideas and best practices, and identify common challenges and opportunities in funding and financing freight / intermodal projects.

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  • Peer Exchange
    Held July 31-August 1, 2017

    This peer exchange for financial officials was held in conjunction with AASHTO's Conference on Performance-Based Transportation Planning, Financing and Management and provided a forum to exchange ideas and best practices, and identified common challenges and opportunities.

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  • Peer Exchange
    Held July 12, 2017

    This peer exchange provided an opportunity for State DOT professionals to exchange ideas and best practices, and discuss challenges and opportunities of P3 project development.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    Held June 6, 2017

    This webinar covered common themes in transportation infrastructure funding and financing from recent state legislative sessions and highlighted some of the revenue packages that have been enacted.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    Held April 18, 2017

    This webinar reviewed the recently released Transportation Governance and Finance Report and how some DOTs are using the information to inform their practices.

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  • Training
    Held January 13, 2017
    Scottsdale, AZ

    This six-hour workshop offered a general understanding of P3s as an alternative delivery method, with instruction drawn from case studies and real life examples demonstrating how to put P3s into action.

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  • Peer Exchange
    Held November 3, 2016
    Washington, DC

    The Peer Exchange for transportation agency CFOs facilitated an exchange of ideas and best practices, and discussions about common challenges and opportunities in four major focus areas: Revenue, Finance, Policy, and Project Management.

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  • Training
    Held November 2, 2016
    Washington, DC

    This six-hour workshop provided a general understanding of P3s as an alternative delivery method, with instruction drawn from case studies and real life examples demonstrating how to put P3s into action.

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  • Expert Panel Sessions
    Held October 4, 2016

    This listening session was a roundtable discussion focusing on passenger rail station development with an emphasis on organizational structure, collaborations and state/local funding strategy.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    Held September 22, 2016

    This webinar showcased different approaches to the development, funding/financing, and operation of US priced managed lanes projects. Project sponsors discussed policy decisions related to funding/financing of capital costs and operating expenses, and eligibility rules for free access to the priced lanes.

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  • Peer Exchange
    Held June 22-23, 2016
    Phoenix, AZ

    This peer exchange for transportation practitioners focused on advancing station development projects including the renovation of passenger train station assets and associated area and corridor developments.

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  • Peer Exchange
    Held June 16, 2016
    Falmouth, MA

    This peer exchange was a facilitated-discussion for finance professionals from state departments of transportation to share best practices, and to discuss challenges related to debt management and compliance with applicable policies and regulations.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    Held May 11, 2016

    This webinar featured the Eagle P3 commuter rail project, focusing on the use of an availability payment P3 structure for a transit project, performance-based procurement, and the importance of early-stage project development work undertaken by the public sponsor.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    Held March 30, 2016

    This webinar examined key aspects of the redevelopment of Denver Union Station as a multi-modal transportation hub and a centerpiece for neighborhood redevelopment in downtown Denver.

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  • Expert Panel Sessions
    Held February 26, 2016

    This listening session was part of AASHTO's 2016 Washington Briefing and provided an overview of key changes made to USDOT finance programs, highlighted other finance-related provisions of interest, and provided a status update on how USDOT is implementing the new finance provisions.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    Held November 4, 2015

    First in an interactive webinar series highlighting innovative projects, attended by 138 practitioners from across the country.

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