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Century Old Rule Stifling Innovation in Transportation Arena, ARTBA Tells House Committee

News (WASHINGTON)— A 1916 rule enacted by President Woodrow Wilson’s administration is curbing 21st century transportation innovations that could improve safety and quality on the nation’s major roadways, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) said in Sept. 5 testimony submitted to the House Highways & Transit [...]

By | 2018-09-05T16:13:26+00:00 September 5th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Century Old Rule Stifling Innovation in Transportation Arena, ARTBA Tells House Committee

Gas Tax Supporters in 12 States Cruise Through Primaries

(WASHINGTON) — Ninety-six percent of state lawmakers who voted in favor of a gas tax increase and faced reelection in 2018 primaries will advance to the Nov. 6 general election, according to new data from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center™ (ARTBA-TIAC). The 2018 primaries saw 802 legislators who voted [...]

By | 2018-08-22T11:41:24+00:00 August 14th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Gas Tax Supporters in 12 States Cruise Through Primaries

Six Regional Reports Highlight Boost to California Localities from Transportation Investment in SB 1

News Reports at www.artba.org Illustrate Benefits to Orange County; Los Angeles County; Inland Empire; San Diego and Imperial Counties; San Francisco Bay Area; & San Joaquin Valley (WASHINGTON) – A series of six new reports find that an April 2017 California law will generate between $9.7 billion [...]

By | 2018-08-22T11:45:43+00:00 July 31st, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Economics|Comments Off on Six Regional Reports Highlight Boost to California Localities from Transportation Investment in SB 1

Texas North Tarrant Express Project & Meridiam Infrastructure’s Garvey Receive National P3 Awards

News (WASHINGTON)— The $2.1 billion North Tarrant Express project in Texas and Jane Garvey, North American Chairwoman of Meridiam Infrastructure, have been recognized as models of excellence in innovative transportation finance by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The awards were presented July 19 in [...]

By | 2018-08-22T11:45:15+00:00 July 20th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on Texas North Tarrant Express Project & Meridiam Infrastructure’s Garvey Receive National P3 Awards

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** ARTBA’s 30th Annual P3s in Transportation Conference

News Sen. Hoeven, Four Former U.S. DOT Secretaries & Three Trump Administration Officials to Speak July 19 at ARTBA’s 30th Annual P3s in Transportation Conference  July 19-20 Event at Hyatt on Capitol Hill  (WASHINGTON) - Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) will join former U.S. Transportation Secretaries Jim Burnley, Sam [...]

By | 2018-08-22T11:46:23+00:00 July 17th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** ARTBA’s 30th Annual P3s in Transportation Conference

48 More Transportation Project Professionals Are Now “Safety Certified”

News (WASHINGTON)—Forty eight individuals from 19 companies and representing 14 states have earned the “Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™” (SCTPP) credential over the past four months, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation announced today.  The certification is valid for three years. The SCTPP [...]

By | 2018-08-22T11:46:56+00:00 July 12th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Safety|Comments Off on 48 More Transportation Project Professionals Are Now “Safety Certified”

ARTBA Honors Texas A&M Professor & Retired ORAFOL Leader with Prestigious Highway Safety Award

News Gene Hawkins, Texas A&M (l) & Tom Flaherty, ORAFOL ret. accept the 2018 Jake Landen Memorial Safety Award (WASHINGTON) – Gene Hawkins, a professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, and retired ORAFOL Americas leader Tom Flaherty, are the [...]

By | 2018-08-22T11:47:46+00:00 July 6th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on ARTBA Honors Texas A&M Professor & Retired ORAFOL Leader with Prestigious Highway Safety Award

ARTBA Leader Pete Ruane Announces Retirement Plans

News (WASHINGTON)—Pete Ruane, president and chief executive officer of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), today announced he will be retiring from the organization in October after 30 years of service.  He is the longest tenured head of the 116-year-old organization. After Ruane’s departure, ARTBA [...]

By | 2018-08-22T11:48:31+00:00 June 19th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on ARTBA Leader Pete Ruane Announces Retirement Plans

ARTBA Says Federal Highway Administration Decision Clears Air on Overreaching Greenhouse Gas Rule

News (WASHINGTON)— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) commends the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) recent decision to abandon a proposal to require the measurement of greenhouse gas emissions following construction of new transportation projects. The proposal was part of larger performance measures required under the [...]

By | 2018-08-22T11:49:14+00:00 May 30th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on ARTBA Says Federal Highway Administration Decision Clears Air on Overreaching Greenhouse Gas Rule
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