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Transportation Investment Advocacy Center Releases “Model Statutory Language” for Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Contributions to State Transportation Programs

Guide Aims to Help Legislators & Advocates Push New State Laws. (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - State transportation officials are faced with the very real challenge that electric and hybrid electric vehicles cause wear and tear on their highway networks but use very little, or no, gasoline or diesel fuel, which states tax to fund highway programs.

By | 2016-09-19T16:26:58+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on Transportation Investment Advocacy Center Releases “Model Statutory Language” for Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Contributions to State Transportation Programs

*MEDIA ADVISORY* ARTBA & ATA Hosting June 29 Interstate Highway System 60th Anniversary Lunch & Policy Event

(WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and American Trucking Associations (ATA) are hosting a June 29 lunch and policy discussion to mark the 60th anniversary of the law signed by President Eisenhower that began funding and construction of the nation’s 47,000-mile Interstate Highway System.

By | 2016-09-19T16:38:22+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on *MEDIA ADVISORY* ARTBA & ATA Hosting June 29 Interstate Highway System 60th Anniversary Lunch & Policy Event

ARTBA Honors Ennis-Flint Chairman, Anderson & AASHTO’s Gee with Landen Highway Safety Awards

(WASHINGTON) – For nearly 30 years, members of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Traffic Safety Industry Division (TSID) have honored public and private sector professionals with the prestigious “Jake Landen Highway Safety Award.” The award, which is named after the 3M executive who served as ARTBA chairman in 1976, is presented annually to those who have “made significant and lasting contributions to the safety of our nation’s highways.”

By | 2016-09-19T16:37:37+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Honors Ennis-Flint Chairman, Anderson & AASHTO’s Gee with Landen Highway Safety Awards

ARTBA President & CEO Pete Ruane Reacts to the Passing of Former Ohio Senator, Governor George Voinovich

(WASHINGTON) - “George Voinovich consistently championed strong investment in transportation infrastructure as a mayor, governor and U.S. Senator during a distinguished career that spanned more than 40 years. In doing so, he remained true to his convictions as a budget hawk, arguing that expanded investments be paid for with user fees, and not budget gimmicks.

By | 2016-09-19T16:36:44+00:00 June 13th, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA President & CEO Pete Ruane Reacts to the Passing of Former Ohio Senator, Governor George Voinovich

ARTBA & ATA Hosting Interstate Highway System 60th Anniversary Lunch & Policy Event June 29 at National Press Club in D.C.

(Washington)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and American Trucking Associations (ATA) are joining forces to host a lunch and policy discussion to mark the 60th anniversary of the law signed by President Eisenhower that kicked-off the funding and construction of the nation’s 47,000-mile Interstate Highway System. It takes place June 29 from 12-3:00 p.m., at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

By | 2016-09-19T16:36:30+00:00 June 7th, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA & ATA Hosting Interstate Highway System 60th Anniversary Lunch & Policy Event June 29 at National Press Club in D.C.

Emerging Legal & Regulatory Issues Focus of ARTBA’s 8th Annual Transportation Construction Forum

(WASHINGTON)—“Robots, Drones, Artificial Intelligence and the Changing Legal Landscape” was just one key topic of discussion during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) 8th annual “Transportation Construction Law & Regulatory Forum,” held June 1-2 in the Nation’s Capital.

By | 2016-09-19T16:36:01+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on Emerging Legal & Regulatory Issues Focus of ARTBA’s 8th Annual Transportation Construction Forum

32 Transportation Construction Executives Graduate From Industry Leader Development Program

(WASHINGTON) - Thirty two emerging leaders in the transportation design and construction industry participated in an intensive “boot camp” introduction to the federal legislative and regulatory processes, then descended on Capitol Hill to press their members of Congress to find a permanent revenue fix for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) and to fully fund the FAST Act for FY 2017.

By | 2016-09-19T16:35:27+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on 32 Transportation Construction Executives Graduate From Industry Leader Development Program

ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 11 Children of Fallen Highway Workers

(WASHINGTON)—Eleven children of highway workers who were killed on the job will receive college financial assistance for the 2016-17 school year from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship” fund.

By | 2016-09-19T16:35:02+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 11 Children of Fallen Highway Workers

WSP I Parsons Brinckerhoff Highway Market Leader Recognized with Annual Bartlett Award for Highway Progress

(WASHINGTON)—Dave Gehr, a senior vice president and highway market leader at WSP I Parsons Brinckerhoff, and the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Northeastern Region vice chairman, is the 2015 recipient of the George S. Bartlett Award. It was presented May 10 during ARTBA’s Federal Issues Program in the Nation’s Capital.

By | 2016-09-19T16:34:34+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Press Releases|Comments Off on WSP I Parsons Brinckerhoff Highway Market Leader Recognized with Annual Bartlett Award for Highway Progress
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