|Missouri’s Transportation Funding Future|
|By David Stokes|
|Monday, July 23, 2012|
The economic literature on the use of public-private partnerships and toll roads (the two are generally related) to provide highways is clearly positive. This includes economic analyses of PPPs that do not support their use in many other public services. Simply put, the use of public-private partnerships to fund and operate transportation infrastructure has been studied and found to be an effective method of meeting the public interest.