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99 APPENDIX C Other Individuals/Interest Groups Survey Questionnaire NCHRP Questionnaire for Public Private Partnerships Issues The NCHRP Synthesis, Public Decision Making in Public Private Partnerships (Project 20-05, Task 39-06), will examine the information available in the U.S. and internationally that is needed to properly evaluate the benefits and risks associated with allowing the private sector to have financial stakes in transportation infrastructure, and how that information can be used in the decision making process. It will also investigate the reliability of that information, and how the broader public interest can be protected, and will identify gaps in public sector expertise, experience, and information. The purpose of this survey is to find your views on benefits of and concerns on Public Private Partnership (PPPs) related to protecting the public interest, and how decision makers should address these concerns. If you have any questions about the survey, you may contact Iris Ortiz at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 617-354-0167. Please complete the survey by February 15, 2008. 1. Name: __________________ 2. Name of organization: _________________________ 3. What type of organization do you work for? a. State department of transportation b. Toll authority c. Legislature
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100 d. Other state agency (specify): _______________________ e. Executive branch of state government f. Metropolitan planning organization g. Local government h. Other government (specify): __________________________ i. Interest groups (specify): __________________________ j. Contractor k. Design firm l. Transportation consulting m. Financial advisor n. Investment bank o. Equity firm p. Legal advisor q. Other: _______________________________________________________ 4. From your perspective, what do you see as the top benefits of public-private partnerships (PPPs) for the public? List up to five: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 5. What are your main concerns related to PPPs? How can each of these concerns be mitigated? List up to five: Concerns on PPPs Mitigation Measures a. b. c.
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101 d. e. 6. What are the five most important factors that decision makers should consider with respect to PPPs? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 7. What contract structures or techniques would lead to PPPs that best advance the public interest? 8. Are there any other comments or perspectives you would like to offer? 9. As we develop our report, we may find it helpful to follow up with selected individuals. Would you be willing to be interviewed by telephone? If so, please provide your contact information: 1. E-mail address 2. Phone