Rezin attends transportation symposium at Northwestern University
PERU, IL - State Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Morris) recently attended the William O. Lipinski Symposium on Transportation Policy and Strategy at Northwestern University. The day-long event sought to explore the characteristics of public-private partnerships for financing transportation infrastructure in Chicago, Illinois and the nation.
Sen. Rezin was recently named to the Illinois Senate Transportation Committee and said that the symposium was insightful as she prepares to do work in Springfield.
The symposium included expert panelists that discussed benefits and risks of public-private partnerships (PPPs) for transportation, described examples of successful PPPs, and suggested conditions, actions, and policies for maximizing the value of these arrangements for ensuring effective and efficient transportation systems.