Bipartisan Policy Center Event Calls Colorado a Leader in Infrastructure Delivery

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Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) hosted a local discussion to explore both how Colorado can continue to push the envelope and assess ways to systematically incentivize and implement the new model around the country. This "Denver Forum: Advancing a New Model of Infrastructure Investment" was held on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. 

America is facing tremendous infrastructure investment needs—$3.3 trillion by 2025. Recognizing this level of need requires new thinking, the Executive Council on Infrastructure recently released the report Bridging the Gap Together: A New Model to Modernize U.S. Infrastructure. The report proposes a framework to unite projects that need funding with private capital that is ready to invest.

Colorado has been a national leader in innovative infrastructure delivery, with a number of projects—both in development and completed—that demonstrate the value of partnering with the private sector. 

The event video will be posted here shortly. 

Hosted by: 
Doug Peterson
President and CEO, S&P Global


Eric Cantor
Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Moelis & Company
Former U.S. House Majority Leader

Henry Cisneros
Founder and Chairman, CityView
Former HUD Secretary and Mayor of San Antonio

Jack Ehnes
Chief Executive Officer, California State Teachers' Retirement System

Diane Barrett
Chief Projects Officer, City and County of Denver

Kevin Pula
Policy Specialist, National Conference of State Legislators 

David Spector
Director, Colorado High Performance Transportation Enterprise

Patrick O'Keefe
Senior Vice president, CH2M Hill

Click infographic below to view or download high-res version. Go here for a variety of resources related to the report, Bridging the Gap Together: A New Model to Modernize U.S. Infrastructure.