ARTBA-led coalitions successfully push record $218 billion federal highway/transit programbill (TEA-21) signed into law by President Bill Clinton. ARTBA “PRIDE in Transportation Construction” campaign launched.
“Washington Newsline” established. ARTBA flagship website (www.artba.org) launched. ARTBA and Federal Highway Administration establish first-everNational Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse.
ARTBA initiates Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC).
ARTBA successfully pushes enactment of National Highway System Designation Act. ARTBA initiates Alliance for Truth in Transportation Budgeting. ARTBA-TDF creates Young Executive Development Program (YEDP).
ARTBA Industry Advancement Fund (IAF) created. ARTBA launches InfoStructure OnlineTM electronic bulletin board.
ARTBA files first environmental lawsuit to protect industry market interests.
ARTBA-pushed highway/transit program bill (ISTEA) signed into law by President George H.W. Bush.
Public Private Ventures in Transportation Division established.
“Washington Update” fax service established. ARTBA organizes $1.5 million “Building a Better America Through Transportation Construction Campaign” to push for increased federal investment.