WCX has published a number of reports exploring key topics in the area of Performance-Based Infrastructure. To learn more about the PBI delivery method and other relevant infrastructure topics, please see the resources and links below.

Seattle Multimodal Terminal at Colman Dock Project – Entry Building Public-Private Financing and Funding Options Analysis (December 2017)
WCX worked closely with the Washington State Department of Transportation’s Ferries Division to study public-private partnership alternatives for the financing and construction of an entry building located at Colman Dock.

Performance-Based Infrastructure Transportation Project Case Studies (June 2016)
This report features case studies of five PBI projects in the transportation sector. It includes two highway projects–US 36 Phase II (Colorado); Presidio Parkway Phase II (California)–and three rail transit projects–Purple Line (Maryland); Eagle Project (Colorado); and Canada Line (British Columbia).

Toward a More Resilient Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in the Pacific Region (May 2016)
The linked report examines how public agencies on the West Coast with responsibility for water-related infrastructure can integrate long-term resilience considerations into their planning and asset management practices.

Exchange Replication Playbook (April 2016)
The creation of the West Coast Infrastructure Exchange was a collaborative effort among Washington, Oregon, and California to advance the conversation surrounding infrastructure investment and the performance-based model. As other regions explore their own options concerning best practices and centers of excellence, WCX produced an Exchange Replication ‘Playbook’ to provide others with insights and lessons learned.

Drinking and Wastewater Infrastructure Aggregation (January 2015)
This report examines the viability of aggregating small drinking and wastewater projects to reach the economy of scale necessary for the PBI delivery method. It also explores blending public and private financing sources to effectuate risk transfer while keeping capital and operating costs low.