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The Rest of the World Already Builds Infrastructure the Way Trump Wants To

  • Higher user fees, tolls can prove toxic to politicians
  • U.S. is ’far behind the curve’ on structuring P3 deals
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Trump Infrastructure Plan Begins With Air-Traffic Reform

Tapping private money to rebuild America’s decrepit infrastructure, the linchpin of President Donald Trump’s $1 trillion vision, would be a no-brainer in large parts of the world. Putting capital from the likes of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Blackstone Group LP to work on roads, railways and airports has been commonplace globally since the 1990s.

In the U.S., not so much.