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... 34 Key Considerations in Rail Funding and Financing Decisions C H A P T E R 5 5.1 Public Benefits vs. Private (Financial)
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... Key Considerations in Rail Funding and Financing Decisions 35 Source: CPCS Figure 5-2. Public vs.
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... 36 Alternative Funding and Financing Mechanisms for Passenger and Freight Rail Projects Funding and financing decisions become more complex when there is both a public and private rationale or interest for a project and related expected returns from the investment in question (overlap area along the Public-Private Return on Investment Continuum) , but where neither public nor private sectors, on their own, can justify the investment strictly in terms of either public benefits or financial returns, respectively.
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... Key Decision-Makers Driving Movaons/Interests Rail Project Funding/Financing Decision Criteria Public Sector Government Federal State Municipal/Regional Maximizing public benefits (e.g., improved intercity rail) Minimizing negave externalies (e.g., congeson and emissions)
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... 38 Alternative Funding and Financing Mechanisms for Passenger and Freight Rail Projects 5.3 Funding and Financing Strategies to Achieve Desired Outcomes Notwithstanding the other considerations and motivations that drive rail project funding and financing, the extent to which a rail project or service is expected to have a net public benefit or a net private (financial) return is a useful basis for assessing funding and financing requirements.
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... Key Considerations in Rail Funding and Financing Decisions 39 Figure 5-4. Use of funding and financing mechanisms to increase public benefits, financial viability, or both.

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