Press Releases

ARTBA Foundation’s “Helping Hand” Award Program Recognizes Corporate Citizenship & Charitable Giving

(WASHINGTON)— The men and women of the U.S. transportation design, construction and safety industry work every day to not only build a better transportation network for their communities, but to also be good citizens and partners in the neighborhoods where they operate. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) “Helping Hand” Award…

Northwestern University Professor Joseph Schofer Honored with ARTBA’s Research & Education Award

(WASHINGTON) — Dr. Joseph L. Schofer, associate dean and professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering, is the 2017 recipient of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) prestigious “S.S. Steinberg Award.” He was honored Jan. 9 during the association’s annual Research & Education Division (RED) meeting in the Nation’s Capital.

ARTBA 2017 Forecast: Modest Growth in Transportation Construction Market

(WASHINGTON) – Total transportation construction and related market activity is expected to grow 1.3 percent in 2017, driven largely by increases in highway and bridge private construction activity supporting residential and commercial developments, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) chief economist.

Voters Want Transportation Investment

Record Number of State and Local Ballot Measures Approved        (Washington)—Preliminary November 8 election results show voters in 22 states approved ballot measures that will provide $201 billion in funding extensions and new revenue for state and local...

ARTBA President & CEO Pete Ruane Statement on the Election of Donald Trump

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Pete Ruane issued the following statement about the election of Donald Trump:

“President-elect Trump will have a ‘can do’ industry as his partner in rebuilding and expanding the nation’s transportation infrastructure to make it again second to none. Give us the proper resources and the new jobs and innovative solutions will take off.