“We are driven by performance goals set by the agency. We are willing and able to meet these performance requirements, using unique management skills, inventory condition management, and economics that balance short and long term solutions in the best way possible.”
There are many examples of public services being successfully assisted by the private sector. Most highway construction and design is now carried out by contractors and design firms. It is a logical step to ask industry to assist in gaining maximum value from the transportation infrastructure they have helped to provide.
AMOTIA believes that with strong public sector leadership and a spirit of cooperation, private sector management of transportation infrastructure can help improve public safety, minimize congestion through improved reliability, maintain physical assets with lowest possible whole life costs, and can create an environment of mutual innovation.
Some of the factors that will help foster cooperation are comprehensive and balanced partnering agreements, mutual understanding of key asset management principles, well‑defined levels of service, mutually agreed upon risk analyses, qualification‑based contracting, operational and maintenance performance and quality measures, and a sound audit trail.