ARTBA is the "consensus voice" of transportation design and construction industry in Washington, D.C.
On behalf of its more than 5,000 public and private sector members, ARTBA's primary goal is to aggressively grow and protect transportation infrastructure investment to meet the public and business demand for safe and efficient travel. In support of this mission, ARTBA also provides programs and services designed to give its members a global competitive edge.
This section contains information about ARTBA's top legislative and regulatory objectives for the year, and other key transportation development policy issues.
President Obama signed the 27-month "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act" (MAP-21) into law on July 6, 2012.
Grassroots Action Center
The Grassroots Action Center allows industry executives to get directly involved in the policymaking process with members of Congress and the White House. Remember, you vote, so they will listen!
ARTBA members have developed comprehensive policy statements, which are the foundation for ARTBA-specific proposals on issues such the surface transportation investment bills.
This section contains ARTBA policy statements on:
- Intelligent Transportation Systems
- Ports & Waterways
- Roadway Safety
- Research, Education & Training
Transportation Makes America Work
The Transportation Makes America Work (TMAW) campaign is the industry's only comprehensive communications advocacy and grassroots lobbying program aimed at building public and political support for increased federal surface transportation investments.
ARTBA works closely with industry coalitions to advance similar transportation development policy goals.
Political Action Committee
ARTBA's Political Action Committee (PAC) works within the political process to further the goals of ARTBA and its members. The ARTBA-PAC supports only those officeholders and candidates for federal office who support strong federal transportation investment.