2019 Press Releases

/2019 Press Releases

Statement by ARTBA CEO Dave Bauer on Proposed Changes to FMCSA Hours of Service Rule

News (WASHINGTON)— American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Dave Bauer released the following statement regarding the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) proposed changes to the hours of service rule for truckers: “ARTBA applauds FMCSA for proposing long-needed updates to the federal hours [...]

By |2019-08-20T10:16:15+00:00August 20th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Statement by ARTBA CEO Dave Bauer on Proposed Changes to FMCSA Hours of Service Rule

ARTBA Safety Certification Program Reaches Milestone

News Home to the Industry’s Only Internationally-Accredited Safety Program puttingsafetyfirst.org (WASHINGTON)— Bradley Middleton, a safety manager at Drill Tech Drilling and Shoring Inc., of Antioch, Calif., is the 400th industry professional to earn the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™ (SCTPP) credential, marking a major milestone in [...]

By |2019-08-19T14:52:56+00:00August 19th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Safety Certification Program Reaches Milestone

Schapker Tapped as ARTBA Vice President of Legislative Affairs

News (WASHINGTON)— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the hiring of Lauren Schapker as vice president of legislative affairs, a newly created position. She brings to the association nearly 15 years of experience on infrastructure policy issues. As one of ARTBA’s primary advocates on [...]

By |2019-08-05T11:19:59+00:00August 5th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on Schapker Tapped as ARTBA Vice President of Legislative Affairs

Statement by ARTBA CEO Dave Bauer on Senate Highway Reauthorization Bill

News (WASHINGTON)— American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Dave Bauer released the following statement regarding the Senate Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee’s July 30 approval of a five-year highway reauthorization bill. “The reports of the death of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill have [...]

By |2019-07-30T11:46:26+00:00July 30th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Statement by ARTBA CEO Dave Bauer on Senate Highway Reauthorization Bill

ARTBA Task Force Outlines Policy Priorities for Next Federal Surface Transportation Bill

News (WASHINGTON)— Members of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) are rolling out a comprehensive legislative blueprint with their vision for the future of the U.S. infrastructure network, with emphasis on expanded investments in the National Highway Freight Network. The new 32-page report, “Road to [...]

By |2019-07-25T11:37:54+00:00July 25th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News, Government Affairs|Comments Off on ARTBA Task Force Outlines Policy Priorities for Next Federal Surface Transportation Bill

Leading National Highway Contractors Challenge Peers to Take Safety Certification Exam

News (WASHINGTON)— Three major transportation construction contractors are calling on their industry peers to commit at least 25 employees annually to earn the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™ (SCTPP) credential before the end of 2019, in 2020, and beyond. American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) [...]

By |2019-07-23T12:32:35+00:00July 23rd, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News, Safety|Comments Off on Leading National Highway Contractors Challenge Peers to Take Safety Certification Exam

Kiewit Meridiam Partners, Nossaman, U.S. DOT Build America Director & Recent Yale Graduate Receive National Public-Private Partnership (P3) Awards

News U.S. DOT Build America Director Dr. Morteza Farajian (R) receives the P3 Trailblazer of the Year award from ARTBA P3 Division Immediate Past President Simon Santiago of Nossaman. (WASHINGTON)— The Central I-70 Project in Denver, the nation’s largest consolidated rental car center at Los [...]

By |2019-07-18T13:47:50+00:00July 18th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on Kiewit Meridiam Partners, Nossaman, U.S. DOT Build America Director & Recent Yale Graduate Receive National Public-Private Partnership (P3) Awards

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** U.S. DOT Chief Infrastructure Funding Officer, FHWA Executives and State Officials to Highlight Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation July 18-19 at Annual Conference

News ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** U.S. DOT Chief Infrastructure Funding Officer, FHWA Executives and State Officials to Highlight Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation July 18-19 at Annual Conference (WASHINGTON)—The Honorable Dan DeBono, chief infrastructure funding officer for the U.S. Department of Transportation will keynote the opening session of the [...]

By |2019-07-18T09:43:58+00:00July 17th, 2019|2019 Press Releases|Comments Off on ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** U.S. DOT Chief Infrastructure Funding Officer, FHWA Executives and State Officials to Highlight Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation July 18-19 at Annual Conference

ARTBA Chairman Bob Alger Calls for Permanent Highway Trust Fund Revenue Solution at House Hearing

News Association Also Voices Support for Transit Capital Investment Program (WASHINGTON)— American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chairman Bob Alger today called on Congress to increase investment in the transit Capital Investment Program (CIG) but said it is best achieved in the broader context of legislation [...]

By |2019-07-16T12:34:29+00:00July 16th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on ARTBA Chairman Bob Alger Calls for Permanent Highway Trust Fund Revenue Solution at House Hearing
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