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Entire ARTBA Safety Team Earns OSHA Construction Trainer Credential

November 23, 2021 - in News, People

WASHINGTON — The five professionals on the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) safety team have successfully completed the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 500 Class, allowing them to teach the agency’s…

Decade Long Voter Support for Transportation Investment Continues with Nov. 2 Election Results

November 5, 2021 - in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON— Voters in 17 states Nov. 2 approved 89 percent of 275 state and local ballot initiatives aimed at boosting transportation investment.…

ARTBA Announces Winners of Inaugural Leadership Impact Awards

September 30, 2021 - in Awards, News, People

ASHINGTON – The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation is marking the 25th anniversary of its Industry Leader Development…

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) Would Provide Major U.S. Economic Boost, New Analysis Reveals

September 22, 2021 - in News

State-by-State Impacts Available at http://iijaeconomicimpacts.com WASHINGTON — Every $1 increase in federal highway, bridge, and public transit investment under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) will generate as much as $3.60 in economic…

More Than 80 National Organizations and Labor Unions Urge Senate Passage of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act(IIJA)

August 6, 2021 - in Corporate, News

Aug. 4 Letter to Senate Highlights Bill's Boost to U.S. Economy   (WASHINGTON)— Eighty-two national organizations and labor unions have signed and sent a letter to members of the U.S. Senate urging passage of the Infrastructure Investment…

2015 FAST Act Law Funded More Than 110,000 Road & Bridge Improvements, ARTBA Research Shows

February 24, 2021 - in News, Transportation

Senate Panel Holds First 2021 Hearing on Surface Transportation Bill   (WASHINGTON)— State governments moved forward with nearly 111,000 new federal-aid highway and bridge projects during the past five years under the Fixing America’s Surface…

ARTBA’s Brad Sant Earns Associate Safety Professional Credential

January 7, 2021 - in News, People

(WASHINGTON)— American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Senior Vice President of Safety & Education Brad Sant has earned the Associate Safety Professional (ASP) credential from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP),…

ARTBA: Transportation Construction Market To Shrink In 2021

December 22, 2020 - in News, Transportation

The U.S. transportation construction market should shrink by 5.5 percent in 2021 primarily due to the severe economic recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an annual forecast released December 10 by the American Road & Transportation…

After Record Year, Modest Declines Expected in 2021 Transportation Construction Market

December 11, 2020 - in Featured, News, Transportation

Slowdown Not Surprisingly Reflects Pandemic-Induced Recession & Budget Pressures  WASHINGTON — The U.S. transportation construction market is expected to shrink 5.5 percent next year, driven primarily by the severe economic recession caused…

Voters Approve Record 94 Percent of Transportation Investment Initiatives Totaling $14 Billion

November 6, 2020 - in News, Transportation

Support Hits 20-Year High   WASHINGTON — Voters in 18 states have approved a record 94 percent of state and local ballot initiatives to date, providing an additional $14 billion in one-time and recurring revenue for transportation…