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The BIG WIG of Transportation Funding

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 01, 2013

The BIG WIG of Transportation Funding

The million-dollar question in transportation – make that the half trillion-dollar question – is how to find the money to fix our roads. The industry and U.S. Department of Transportation have several ideas and proposed solutions, which have served as ...

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ARTBA presents three contractors with national safety awards

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 18, 2013

ARTBA presents three contractors with national safety awards

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) last week recognized three transportation construction industry firms for their worker safety programs. ARTBA-TDF presented contractors from New Jersey, Florida and California with its Contractor Safety Awards during the association’s ...

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ARTBA elects Oldcastle President, COO Doug Black as 2013-2014 chair

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 12, 2013

ARTBA elects Oldcastle President, COO Doug Black as 2013-2014 chair

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has elected Doug Black, president and chief operating officer of Oldcastle, the association’s chairman. ARTBA announced the election results during its national convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 8-10. In a September 10 speech at the ...

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ARTBA-TDF recognizes safety programs, campaigns, technologies in ‘Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards’

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 10, 2013

ARTBA-TDF recognizes safety programs, campaigns, technologies in ‘Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards’

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) presented eight public and private sector organizations with awards for their commitment to promoting safety during the association’s 15th annual “Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards” on September 9 ...

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ARTBA’s TransOvation workshop to focus on impacts of driverless cars, new technologies

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 12, 2013

ARTBA’s TransOvation workshop to focus on impacts of driverless cars, new technologies

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) will host the Dr. J. Don Brock TransOvation Workshop at the San Jose Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California, October 28-30. The workshop, themed “Where Technology Meets the Road,” will feature ...

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ARTBA launches TransCon grassroots advocacy app

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 06, 2013

ARTBA launches TransCon grassroots advocacy app

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has launched an app similar to the “I’m Stuck” app, which was developed to allow travelers to inform elected officials about transportation problems. ARTBA’s app, however, focuses on transportation professionals. ARTBA unveiled the “Transportation ...

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ARTBA reminds motorists to drive carefully in construction zones during July 4 holiday

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 01, 2013

ARTBA reminds motorists to drive carefully in construction zones during July 4 holiday

The upcoming Independence Day holiday will likely bring more traffic to the roadways. And with highway construction season in full swing, safety is a top priority. That’s why the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is reminding drivers to stay ...

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ARTBA Foundation awards 2013 Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarships

Amanda Bayhi - May 23, 2013

ARTBA Foundation awards 2013 Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarships

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) has named the 2013 recipients of its “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship,” The scholarship, established in 1999, is awarded annually to provide financial assistance for the higher education of ...

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Transportation construction investments generate $354 billion in annual U.S. economic activity

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 24, 2013

Transportation construction investments generate $354 billion in annual U.S. economic activity

The money invested in employment and purchases in the transportation construction industry generates $354 billion--or 2.25 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)--annually in United States economic activity, according to an American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) report. The report, ...

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ARTBA-organized resource sponsors National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week activities

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 17, 2013

ARTBA-organized resource sponsors National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week activities

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse, managed by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation, is a sponsor of 2013 National Work Zone Awareness Week activities. National Work Zone Awareness Week lasts from April 15-19 and aims to ...

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

Tina Grady Barbaccia - 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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