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Government, Business

Transportation Construction Market Will Grow in 2020, ARTBA Forecasts

Road work in Indiana Construction on an Indiana road. (Indiana Department of Transportation)

The transportation construction market is expected to grow by about 5% in 2020, according to the American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s annual economic forecast. 

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
December 5, 2019
Government, Business

ARTBA Promotes Schapker to VP Role

Lauren Schapker recently was tapped to play a key role in the American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s efforts to advance its national agenda.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 7, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Experts: State Funding a Local Issue, Too

Ventura, Calif. Ventura, Calif., street by Getty Images

Any statewide measure meant to generate revenue for transportation projects should include the needs of localities, according to Darren Kettle, executive director of the Ventura County Transportation Commission.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 28, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

ARTBA Webinar Speakers Champion Transparency, Trust

ARTBA Highway workers patch potholes on a road near Detroit. (fixmistate.org)

Establishing rapport with legislators and the public is essential to gaining their trust and generating support for infrastructure investment, according to state transportation leaders.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 30, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

47,000 Bridges Nationwide Are Structurally Deficient, ARTBA Analysis Finds

Arlington Memorial Bridge The Arlington Memorial Bridge, connecting Northern Virginia with Washington, D.C., is one of the notable bridges on the list. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press)

Iowa, Pennsylvania and Oklahoma have the dubious distinction of leading the country in states with the highest number of bridges deemed structurally deficient, according to a recent analysis by the group that represents road builders.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
April 1, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

New ARTBA President to Congress: Fix the Highway Trust Fund

Dave Bauer ARTBA CEO and President Dave Bauer. (ARTBA)

WASHINGTON — Dave Bauer, the new leader of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, said he believes that raising and indexing federal fuel taxes is the best way to achieve sustainable funding for infrastructure upgrades needed around the country.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 14, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Transportation Groups Want State of the Union to Highlight Infrastructure Needs

President Donald Trump President Donald Trump (Face The Nation via YouTube)

Transportation priorities need to be included in President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, industry stakeholders say. Here's your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 4, 2019
Government, Business

Resilient Infrastructure Is Focus of ARTBA Annual Convention

A U.S. Army helicopter transports material to repair the Guajataca Dam A U.S. Army helicopter transports material to repair the Guajataca Dam, damaged during Hurricane Maria, in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 17, 2017. (Ramon Espinosa/AP)

The potential long-term benefits associated with investing in resilient infrastructure will be examined at the upcoming American Road and Transportation Builders Associations annual convention in New York City.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 14, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

ARTBA Awards Safety Certification Credentials to 48 Industry Professionals

Over the past few months, some 48 individuals have become credentialed through the American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s safety certification designed for transportation project professionals.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 12, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

ARTBA Asks DOT to Repeal Financing Rule for Patented Products

Traffic Barriers Getty Images

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association submitted a petition March 27 asking the U.S. Department of Transportation to repeal a rule regarding federal funding for patented safety products.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 28, 2018

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