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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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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    February 12, 2020

    This webinar will cover Project Bundling - a comprehensive and accelerated delivery solution for addressing strategic program goals - and provide transportation professionals with a better sense of how state DOTs select projects. Perspectives from FHWA and State DOTs will be presented.

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  • Peer Exchange
    January 15, 2020
    Washington, DC

    The BATIC Institute Public-Private Partnership Community of Practice held its inaugural in-person meeting in conjunction with the Transportation Research Board's Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.

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  • Peer Exchange
    November 21-22, 2019 (Invitation Only)
    Little Rock, AR

    This customized exchange brought together professionals from Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas to discuss common issues, compare best practices, and engage in a facilitated dialogue about programming and funds management.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    October 16, 2019

    This webinar covered themes in recent legislation, and provided insights on making the case for transportation investment.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    September 18, 2019

    This webinar discussed the findings of a joint BATIC Institute and AASHTO research brief, which reviews Advance Construction (AC) practices across the country. The research brief responds to an update of AASHTO's 2011 report, The Use of Advance Construction in Financing Transportation Projects, in light of the scheduled 2020 federal funds rescission and the FAST Act expiration.

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  • Peer Exchange
    May 2-3, 2019 (Invitation Only)

    This customized exchange brought together financial professionals from the mid-Atlantic region to discuss common issues, compare best practices, and engage in a facilitated dialogue about managing and strengthening their funds management and programming practices.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    May 1, 2019

    This webinar outlined considerations specific to P3s before and during the NEPA process, unexpected challenges that have arisen in past projects, and future trends on the subject.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    March 27, 2019 1pm EST

    This webinar reviewed various implementations of Road User Charge (RUC) programs as alternative funding measures. RUC programs are being explored by several state DOTs as a response to shortfalls in fuel tax revenue.

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  • Peer Exchange
    March 7-8, 2019 (Invitation Only)

    This customized exchange brought together financial professionals from Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma to engage in a facilitated dialogue about managing and strengthening their funds management and programming practices.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    February 20, 2019

    This webinar covered how State DOTs inform the public through the use of browser-based "dashboards" to communicate the organization's financial status or project delivery progress.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    December 12, 2018

    This webinar covered value capture mechanisms as a set of public financing tools that "capture" increases in property values and tax revenues resulting from public investments in buildings, infrastructure, and transportation.

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  • Peer Exchange
    December 6-7, 2018 (Invitation Only)

    This customized exchange provided an opportunity for Illinois, Colorado, North Carolina, Virginia, and Minnesota to discuss common issues, compare best practices, and engage in a facilitated dialogue about programming and funds management.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    October 17, 2018

    This webinar provided an accessible introduction to transportation funding opportunities available to tribal governments. Speakers included representatives from departments of transportation and tribal governments.

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  • Expert Panel Sessions
    September 11, 2018

    This roundtable session on passenger rail oriented development provided a forum for state DOTs and other stakeholders to exchange ideas and best practices, as well as identify common challenges and opportunities in economic development.

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  • Expert Panel Sessions
    September 11, 2018

    This roundtable session on freight rail investment provided a forum for state DOTs and other stakeholders to exchange ideas and best practices, as well as identify common challenges and opportunities in economic development.

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  • Training
    July 29-30, 2018

    The P3 Basics Overview training was for public sector stakeholders interested in using P3 procurement for transportation infrastructure projects. The 6-hour course offered a general understanding of P3 as an alternative delivery method; instruction drawn from case studies and real life examples.

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  • Expert Panel Sessions
    July 18, 2018 (Invitation only)

    This roundtable discussion provided a forum for members of AASHTO's Committee on Funding and Finance to learn about emerging transportation innovations and their financial implications for State DOTs.

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  • Workshops/Training Seminars
    July 17, 2018

    This workshop offered a general understanding of P3 as an alternative project delivery method, with a focus on addressing topics at the intersection of P3 and planning. The workshop forum was for planners to discuss how to apply P3 concepts in the planning context.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    June 13, 2018

    This webinar discussed common themes and new proposals seen in recent legislation, and featured three state officials with insight on how to make the case for transportation investment.

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  • Webinar Series: Innovation in Practice
    May 14, 2018

    This webinar provided an accessible introduction to road user charges (RUC) as a user-based alternative revenue mechanism for surface transportation.

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