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.
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 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.
The White House March 11 released its FY 2020 budget. ARTBA has prepared a detailed analysis of the proposal.
National and statehouse races, plus what to expect in 2019.
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).
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.
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.
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.”
ARTBA dispels some of the most common misperceptions or false statements about transportation funding and politics, and provides the truth about them.