ARTBA-TDF Logo - Transportation Development... Established in 1985, the ARTBA Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF®) is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt entity designed to support research, education and public awareness. The Foundation supports a variety of initiatives, including educational scholarships, awards programs, professional development courses, safety training, a national exhibition on transportation and a facility dedicated to improving safety in roadway construction zones. Corporate and personal contributions to support the activities of the Foundation may be tax-deductible. The Foundation’s Federal Tax Identification Number is 52-6283894.

Board of Trustees

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Transportation Builder Institute

This first-of-its-kind industry institute includes project management academies and training programs designed exclusively to meet the professional development needs of transportation construction professionals. View More

Awards & Scholarship

The Awards programs help educate the public and policymakers about the transportation design and construction industry’s enormous contributions to the American economy and quality of life, the environment and improving work zone safety. The first-of-its-kind “The Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship” is aimed at putting the public spotlight on the hazards associated with roadway work zones and giving something back to the families of highway workers killed or permanently disabled on the job. View More

Hall of Fame

In 2010, ARTBA-TDF launched a “Hall of Fame” at The ARTBA Building in Washington, D.C., to honor individuals or families from the public and private sectors who have made extraordinary contributions to U.S. transportation development over their lifetime and demonstrated exceptional leadership. View More

Young Executive Development Program

The Young Executive Development Program (YEDP) helps develop the next generation of industry leaders who will shape transportation policy for the future. View More


For over 25 years, 58 Centers that comprise the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Local & Tribal Technical Assistance Programs (LTAP/TTAP) have provided information and training to local governments and agencies responsible for over three million miles of roads and over 300,000 bridges in the United States. View More


The Better Roads & Transportation Council of America is a national informational group whose goal is to develop citizen support organizations for a sound, well-maintained national transportation system with continued adequate funding support in all 50 states. View More

Make A Gift

ARTBA-TDF® programs and activities are supported through the generosity of industry firms and organizations and labor unions. View More