Category: Featured News

  • New Platform Identifies Infrastructure Funding Opportunities

    Just over one year ago, both parties in Congress came together to pass sweeping legislation that funds badly needed infrastructure projects in the United States, from new highways to improved public transit. The funding opportunities are impressive. But state, municipal, and local officials don’t always know how to submit proposals or bid on projects covered […]

    New Platform Identifies Infrastructure Funding Opportunities
  • 3 Ps in a Pod

    Join Deputy Editor Jonathan Davies of the P3 Bulletin and Partnerships Bulletin as he talks with the Dr Qingbin Cui on how the Build America Center is helping to build the next wave of P3s.

    3 Ps in a Pod
  • Value for Money Analysis Principles

    The Build America Center (BAC) is working to make it a bit easier for agencies to fulfill the Value for Money (VfM) analysis requirement when applying for Federal funding and financing programs included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). Sections 11508 and 70701 of the IIJA require a VfM analysis for specific categories […]

    Value for Money Analysis Principles
  • ARTBA P3 Conference’s Special Session: New Ways to Help Build America

    The Build America Center (BAC) was the topic of a special session during the 34th Annual ARTBA Public-Private Partnerships (P3) in Transportation Conference held in August.  The “New Ways to Help Build America” session featured Dr. Qingbin Cui, Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Maryland and Director of the Build America Center; Sam […]

    ARTBA P3 Conference’s Special Session: New Ways to Help Build America
  • Technical Assistance to Apply for Federal Grants

    The Build America Center has the knowledge and resources to provide state and local agencies, MPOs and tribal governments with the technical assistance and support they need so they can apply for Federal Grants to support their local infrastructure projects.    Since its inception in April 2022, the BAC has assisted numerous counties, cities and MPOs […]

    Technical Assistance to Apply for Federal Grants
  • Build Infrastructure Better Symposium

    Key leaders from the U.S Department of Transpiration, State Departments of Transportation and the University of Maryland participated in the Build America Center’s first official event, the Build Infrastructure Better Symposium, on April 11, 2022 at the University of Maryland College Park Campus. The two expert panels focused on state implementation of the infrastructure law […]

    Build Infrastructure Better Symposium
  • UMD to Help Guide Implementation of Infrastructure Law

    A historic opportunity exists for states and the nation as a whole to make urgently needed improvements to transportation infrastructure, according to speakers and panelists at the Build Infrastructure Better Symposium, held at the University of Maryland (UMD) on Monday (April 11). The symposium, which featured two expert panel sessions, doubled as the official launch […]

    UMD to Help Guide Implementation of Infrastructure Law