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Current Issues

The Road to the Next Federal Highway & Public Transit Investment Bill

ARTBA’s “Project 2019 Reauthorization Task Force,” comprised of 26 volunteer leaders from all eight membership divisions, developed the industry’s legislative blueprint for the next highway and transit bill. The thoughtful and comprehensive 32-page report was unanimously approved by the ARTBA Board in May 2019.

ARTBA Chairman Bob Alger’s July 16 Testimony to the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit

He 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 that provides a permanent revenue solution for the federal Highway Trust Fund (HTF).

ARTBA Testimony on Highway Safety

ARTBA is calling for a shift in how the nation approaches roadway safety. Read the association’s April 9 testimony to the U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s Highways & Transit Subcommittee.

Trump Budget Calls for New Infrastructure Approach

The White House March 11 released its FY 2020 budget. ARTBA has prepared a detailed analysis of the proposal.

Special Report: The 2018 Election Results & Federal Transportation Investment/Policy

National and statehouse races, plus what to expect in 2019.

Voters Across the Nation Demonstrate Support for Transportation Investment

Voters in 31 states approved 79 percent of 346 transportation investment ballot measures in November 2018 referendums, mostly at the local level, according to analysis by ARTBA’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center™ (ARTBA-TIAC).

Ripe for Regulatory Reform

This 2017 ARTBA report for Congress and the new Trump Administration outlines reforms to proposed or existing rules in order reduce delay in the transportation project review and approval process.

Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act Analysis

ARTBA’s government affairs team has prepared a comprehensive analysis of the 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which was signed into law by President Obama on Dec. 4, 2015.

Profiles in Leadership: The Road to the FAST Act

No other industry group devoted more financial resources, intellectual firepower, creativity and innovative thinking than ARTBA to making the FAST Act a reality. Learn more about the key leadership activities of ARTBA and its members on the “road to reauthorization.”

Fact vs. Fiction: Transportation Funding & Politics

ARTBA dispels some of the most common misperceptions or false statements about transportation funding and politics, and provides the truth about them.

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