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Chimelewski Named ARTBA Director of Safety & Certification

News (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is adding a key player to its team with the hiring of Katie Chimelewski as director of safety and certification, a newly created position.  Most recently, she spent 13 years in a variety of safety leadership and advocacy [...]

By | 2019-01-17T10:27:28+00:00 January 17th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on Chimelewski Named ARTBA Director of Safety & Certification

Repeal of Proprietary Products Rule Will Promote Innovation & Provide States More Flexibility, ARTBA Says

News (WASHINGTON) - The repeal of a 103-year old federal procurement rule would remove a major regulatory roadblock and “spur investment in and deployment of new technologies that promise to help advance safety, alleviate traffic congestion and improve our nation’s highways,” the American Road & Transportation Builders Association [...]

By | 2019-01-15T18:40:15+00:00 January 15th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Repeal of Proprietary Products Rule Will Promote Innovation & Provide States More Flexibility, ARTBA Says

North Dakota State University Professor Denver Tolliver Honored with ARTBA’s Research & Education Award

News Dr. Denver Tolliver of N.D. State University accepts the S.S. Steinberg Award from Dr. Jill Hough, program director at UGPTI (WASHINGTON) — Dr. Denver Tolliver, the director of the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI) at North Dakota State University, is the 2018 recipient [...]

By | 2019-01-15T10:57:55+00:00 January 15th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on North Dakota State University Professor Denver Tolliver Honored with ARTBA’s Research & Education Award

Schneidawind Named ARTBA Vice President of Public Affairs

News (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has tapped John Schneidawind as its new vice president of public affairs, effective January 3. A former business writer at USA Today, Schneidawind has decades of diverse communications experience in the private sector and with national associations. Schneidawind [...]

By | 2019-01-08T11:52:15+00:00 January 8th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on Schneidawind Named ARTBA Vice President of Public Affairs

40 More Transportation Project Professionals Are Now “Safety Certified”

(WASHINGTON)—Forty professionals from 17 companies or agencies representing 11 states have earned the “Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™” (SCTPP) credential over the past six months, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation announced today.  The certification is valid for three years. Launched in late 2016, the SCTPP program aims to significantly reduce—or [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:36:29+00:00 December 18th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Safety|Comments Off on 40 More Transportation Project Professionals Are Now “Safety Certified”

ARTBA Applauds New Trump Administration Wetlands Proposal

(WASHINGTON)— The Trump administration’s Dec. 11 proposed overhaul to portions of the Clean Water Act (CWA) would restore clarity to federal wetlands regulations and help reduce delays to important transportation projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says. At issue is how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of [...]

By | 2018-12-11T18:49:48+00:00 December 11th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Government Affairs, Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Applauds New Trump Administration Wetlands Proposal

Real Growth for Transportation Construction Market in 2019, ARTBA’s Chief Economist Says

News (WASHINGTON)— The U.S. transportation infrastructure market is expected to grow 4.2 percent in 2019, according to the annual economic forecast released Dec. 5 by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). Increased transportation investment by federal, state and local governments will help drive the growth [...]

By | 2018-12-05T15:15:37+00:00 December 5th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Economics|Comments Off on Real Growth for Transportation Construction Market in 2019, ARTBA’s Chief Economist Says

ARTBA Foundation Rolls Out New Study Guide to Prep for Safety Certification Exam

News (WASHINGTON)— A newly expanded study guide featuring 80 practice questions with answer key and explanation is designed to provide a big boost to industry professionals preparing for the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™ (SCTPP) exam. The SCTPP program was launched in late 2016 to significantly [...]

By | 2018-11-27T10:49:39+00:00 November 27th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Foundation Rolls Out New Study Guide to Prep for Safety Certification Exam

FHWA Poised to Act on Century-Old Barrier to Transportation Project Innovation in Response to ARTBA Petition

News (WASHINGTON)— The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Nov. 14 said it would amend or repeal a century-old regulation related to the development and deployment of new products on U.S. transportation projects. The agency’s move comes in response to a March 27 filing from the Washington, D.C.-based American [...]

By | 2018-11-14T15:50:54+00:00 November 14th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on FHWA Poised to Act on Century-Old Barrier to Transportation Project Innovation in Response to ARTBA Petition
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