Tags: American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)

Cat exec: Creating jobs top priority with new highway bill

Jul 15, 2010

Fostering long-term economic growth and creating American jobs should be the top priorities in the passage of a new, multi-year federal highway and transit investment bill, Caterpillar Inc., Worldwide Product Manager Larry Tate told attendees at a July 14 hearing ...

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ARTBA promotes Allison Wenograd to VP of member services

Jun 17, 2010

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has promoted Allison Wenograd to  vice president of member services. Wenograd is now responsible for coordinating all staff activities involved in the development and execution of programs, products and events that provide added-value ...

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ARTBA to Obama: National rail plan needs dedicated funding, competitive bidding

Jun 09, 2010

A strategic rail plan being prepared by the U.S. Department of Transportation should propose dedicated financing mechanisms outside of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) to support high speed passenger rail, encourage open competition for work on all types of rail ...

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ARTBA chief blasts inaction on highway, transit bill

Jun 07, 2010

If Congress and the President do not act later this year or in early 2011 on passage of a new, multi-year highway and transit authorization bill, hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs could be lost and states could face at a ...

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NAPA’s Mid-Year Meeting lineup: Reauthorization and climate change

Jun 02, 2010

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced that the lineup of sessions for its Midyear Meeting will include the latest information about Congress’s progress on the climate change and surface transportation reauthorization bills. The meeting is scheduled for July 26-28, ...

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ARTBA: Senate climate bill ‘shorts’ transportation sector

May 14, 2010

A majority of the revenue generated from a new transportation user fee included in a climate bill proposed in the U.S. Senate would be diverted to non-transportation purposes —- a departure from 54 years of federal policy, according to the ...

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Mary Peters, LaHood’s predecessor, confirmed for public-private partnership conference

May 12, 2010

Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters has just been confirmed as a general session speaker at the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA's) 22nd Annual Public-Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference, scheduled for July 22-23 in Washington, D.C. Peters will ...

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ARTBA urges clarity, flexibility in transportation planning process

Apr 09, 2010

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) told the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) in comments submitted April 9 that the “categorical Exclusion” (CE) process should be improved by focusing on methods to reduce highway project delay. The ...

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AggBeat

Apr 01, 2010

$17.6 billion ‘jobs bill’ passes Senate, transfers $19.5 billion into Highway Trust Fund By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The Highway Trust Fund will be solvent through the end of the year, but now the real fight begins to pass ...

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ARTBA’s Brad Sant elected chairman of Safety Equipment Institute

Dec 16, 2009

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Vice President of Safety & Education Brad Sant has been elected chairman of the Virginia-based Safety Equipment Institute (SEI). Established in 1981, SEI is a private, nonprofit organization that “administers a non-governmental, third-party certification ...

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