Marine Transportation System

The Ambassador Bridge: Public Crossing / Private Owner

In Uncategorized on May 29, 2007 at 5:08 pm

The Ambassador Bridge is a major US-CN border crossing owned and operated by a privately held company. The company’s plans to build a larger, second bridge comes at a time when private investment in and ownership of major elements of transportation infrastructure is a hot policy topic in Washington and many states. The title is linked to a two-part NPR story on the bridge and expansion plans. In the first part you will hear Detroit-Windsor Truck Ferry operator Greg Ward speak of security issues raised by private ownership.

The Ambassador Bridge: Public Crossing / Private Owner

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