Rebuilding America

By carefully evaluating public-private partnerships (P3s), and negotiating to include best practices for transparency, equity, and fairness, we can create projects that not only rebuild our bridges and roads, but also [...]
September 2014


In the Public Interest is pleased to offer "Infrastructure Justice: Building Equity into Infrastructure Financing,” a new resource guide to make sure that P3s include three Ws—a win for taxpayers, a win for good paying [...]
February 2014

Snowstorm HEROs

Public service workers are there when we need them. And a new report released by the Jobs with Justice Education Fund profiles how they continue to help us - even after the storms. [...]
January 2014

Check Out Our New Chicago Video

Everyone knows about the parking meter debacle in Chicago, which outsourced 36,000 city parking meters to a Morgan Stanley-backed corporate consortium for 75 years. But did you know about the Privatization Transparency and [...]
October 2013

Privatization and the Public Interest

This report analyzes the failed privatization projects in Chicago - with a focus on the Skyway, downtown parking garages, and parking meters - and argues for common-sense principles regarding the privatization of public [...]
September 2009