WASHINGTON — Australia-based infrastructure development giant Macquarie Capital will advise San Juan, Puerto Rico, in its quest to put together a light-rail public-private partnership that has been estimated to cost $400 million, the city announced Monday.

The Satour Project, for which Macquarie will solicit proposals, would be 5.3 miles of light rail that "seeks to reinvigorate the economic engine for the region by connecting the Isleta, a small island, which is currently connected by a four-lane bridge, to a dynamic urban area that includes several districts, neighborhoods and employment, residential and recreational clusters," the city said in a statement.

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