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12-cent gas tax hike could pay for transportation projects

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 19, 2014

12-cent gas tax hike could pay for transportation projects

With the current highway bill, MAP-21, nearing expiration and the Highway Trust Fund (HTF), the main transportation funding source, projected to shortfall in just over two months, the search is on for a new way to fund transportation infrastructure projects. Two ...

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ARTBA launches campaign revealing 'shocking truth' about transportation infrastructure investment

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 17, 2014

ARTBA launches campaign revealing 'shocking truth' about transportation infrastructure investment

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) on Tuesday launched a new website and social media campaign that aims to reveal the "shocking truth" about transportation infrastructure investment. The campaign is part of ARTBA’s “Transportation Makes America Work!” (TMAW) advocacy ...

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Transportation advocates push for highway funding this week

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 09, 2014

Transportation advocates push for highway funding this week

Transportation advocates are flying to Washington, D.C. from all over the country to meet with lawmakers and discuss highway funding at the Transportation Construction Coalition’s (TCC) 2014 Legislative Fly-In on Tuesday and Wednesday. This year's theme, “The Time is Now: Fix the ...

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ARTBA to host transportation advocate workshop

Amanda Bayhi - May 26, 2014

ARTBA to host transportation advocate workshop

Transportation advocates will have the chance this summer to learn about how funding increases in several states were achieved. The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) will host the “National Workshop for State and Local Transportation Advocates” on July 16 ...

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ARTBA-managed organization sponsors National Work Zone Awareness Week

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 08, 2014

ARTBA-managed organization sponsors National Work Zone Awareness Week

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse, managed by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation, is sponsoring National Work Zone Awareness Week. The campaign, now in its 15th year, takes place April 7-11 and focuses on raising public ...

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ARTBA seeks transportation video entries from students

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 26, 2014

ARTBA seeks transportation video entries from students

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is seeking submissions for its Transportation Video Contest. Now in its fourth year, the contest guides students to think about transportation infrastructure in the U.S. The contest, which closes August 1, requires interested students ...

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ARTBA: VMTs are rebounding

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 24, 2014

ARTBA: VMTs are rebounding

Vehicle miles traveled (VMTs) are on the rise, despite reports that American’s are driving less, according to a memo the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) released Friday. ARTBA points to Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) data that show U.S. VMTs ...

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ARTBA launches “Transportation Investment Advocate Center” to help grow transportation infrastructure resources

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 18, 2014

ARTBA launches “Transportation Investment Advocate Center” to help grow transportation infrastructure resources

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced Friday that it has launched a new program aimed at helping transportation advocates grow state and local transportation infrastructure resources. The program, “Transportation Investment Advocate Center” (TIAC), is designed to be a ...

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TCC’s 'Hardhats for Highways' campaign urges Congress to fix Highway Trust Fund

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 13, 2014

TCC’s 'Hardhats for Highways' campaign urges Congress to fix Highway Trust Fund

A group of associations and labor unions is working to alert Congress to the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) -- the main source of highway infrastructure funding, which could run out as early as August. The Transportation Construction ...

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VIDEO: ARTBA President Pete Ruane urges ConExpo-Con/Agg attendees to tell Congress to fix Highway Trust Fund

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 19, 2014

VIDEO: ARTBA President Pete Ruane urges ConExpo-Con/Agg attendees to tell Congress to fix Highway Trust Fund

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has been shedding light on the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) and other transportation-related policy with its “Transportation Makes America Work” campaign. The campaign includes a grassroots-focused website, an advocacy app and more. Now ARTBA ...

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Transportation leaders speak up at Senate EPW hearing on MAP-21

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 13, 2014

Transportation leaders speak up at Senate EPW hearing on MAP-21

Several transportation leaders offered testimony about highway funding on Wednesday morning at a Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) hearing on MAP-21. The hearing, entitled “MAP-21 Reauthorization: The Economic Importance of Maintaining Federal Investments in our Transportation Infrastructure,” kicked ...

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P3s win in Virginia Supreme Court case

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 04, 2013

P3s win in Virginia Supreme Court case

The decision by the Virginia Supreme Court to uphold the state’s public-private partnership (P3s) in the case of Elizabeth River Crossings OPCO, LLC and Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) v. Danny Meeks should be applauded. The state Supreme Court decision overruled ...

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