ARTBAAmerican Road and Transportation Builders Association
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If our national leaders think they need to use budget gimmicks or 'one-offs' again to pass the surface transportation investment program the states need and the business community has been pleading for, then use those devices to provide a $90 tax rebate to middle and lower income tax filers to offset the cost to them of a 15-cent per gallon increase in the federal gas tax," ARTBA President Pete Ruane said in announcing "Getting Beyond Gridlock.
The ARTBA report itself states that Massachusetts has spent $3.
As a company, HCSS has been active for many years in ARTBA, and we have found no other organization is more dedicated to protecting the interests of transportation construction.
Therefore, ARTBA members and staff see the need to keep pressing Congress and the White House to come up with a tangible plan with actual revenues for the HTF before its projected insolvency in August 2014.
A total of 14 officers were nominated by the association's Nominating and Leadership Development Committee and approved by the full ARTBA membership.
Consistent with a strategic plan ARTBA board members adopted in 2011, Black noted plans to focus on fostering innovation within the industry, calling it a driving force for the American economy.
ARTBA has been involved in port advocacy for several years.
To develop the campaign for Turning Point, FHWA and ARTBA partnered with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which works with professional groups to develop curricula for training new drivers.
For 20 years, ARTBA has been a legal advocate for the transportation design and construction industry.
The National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) and the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) assist ARTBA in marketing and publicizing the clearinghouse.
ARTBA vigorously opposed EPA's plan to implement an early review of the ozone rules, noting that many localities were still struggling to implement the standards set in 2008.
Efficient transportation is one of America's competitive advantages and ARTBA is a key advocate for the maintenance and improvement of America's transportation network.