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ARTBA Foundation Announces Key 2019 Scholarship, Awards & Recognition Program Deadlines

February 13, 2019 - in Awards, Featured, News

WASHINGTON - The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) has announced key deadlines for its 2019 scholarship, awards and recognition programs. They include:   The Lanford Family…

House T&I Committee Hearing Focuses on Infrastructure Needs

February 12, 2019 - in Featured, News

A variety of surface transportation funding mechanisms were debated during an all-day informational hearing held by the House of Representatives Transportation…

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Hears Pitch to Raise Gas Tax

February 11, 2019 - in Featured, Financial, News

By John Schneidawind, vice president of public affairs, ARTBA If the experience of newly elected Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) is any indication, campaigning…

Panel Discussion: How Can We Improve U.S. Transportation Infrastructure?

February 10, 2019 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Introduction The title question for this feature has been discussed and debated countless times by countless people and organizations in many formats. But a letter Informed Infrastructure received and published in its July/August 2018 issue sparked our own…

Ranking Member Graves: Future of Our Infrastructure Depends on Transformative Approach

February 8, 2019 - in Featured, News

Washington, D.C. - Opening remarks, as prepared, of Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) from today’s hearing entitled, “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Investing in Our Nation’s Infrastructure Cannot Wait”:…

T&I Hearing Highlights Importance of Addressing Current & Future Needs of America’s Infrastructure

February 8, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

Washington, D.C. - Today’s first hearing in the 116th Congress of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee highlighted the importance of finding solutions to America’s infrastructure needs; solutions that include the safe integration of innovative…

EIB Approves EUR 4.8 Billion of Transport, Business, Urban and Energy Financing and Meets with Civil Society Organisations

February 7, 2019 - in Featured, Financial, News

EUR 2.3 billion of new financing for business investment across Europe and Africa EUR 1 billion for electric vehicles, upgrading international rail links and urban transport 120 NGO and civil society representatives joined the EIB to discuss EU Bank priorities…

Thirteen Steel Projects Win 2019 AISC IDEAS2 Awards

February 7, 2019 - in Awards, Featured, News

Drumroll please… Announcing the 2019 IDEAS2  winners, showcasing the best structural steel projects this year! The Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program is conducted annually by AISC, and is the highest…

ARTBA Foundation Seeks Nominations for Annual Industry Leader Development Program

February 7, 2019 - in Awards, Featured, News, People

Deadline: April 1 WASHINGTON) - The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is accepting nominations for its 2019 Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP), a first-of-its-kind “101”…

Ranking Member Graves in The Hill: Improving America’s Infrastructure to Break Washington Gridlock

February 6, 2019 - in Featured, Transportation

BY REP. SAM GRAVES (R-MO.), OPINION CONTRIBUTOR News coverage of Washington today focuses on gridlock.  Frequently ignored is the fact that there are issues where members of Congress from both parties and the administration have worked together recently…