House Bill Dropped the Ball on Transportation Tax Reform

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA ARTBA President & CEO Pete Ruane Nov. 16 blasted the House-passed tax bill for failing to address the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund in 2021 and the “$1,000 per year ‘hidden tax’ borne by every American...

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Annual Forecast Explores 2018 Market Conditions

One of ARTBA’s most anticipated and value-added events takes place Nov. 30, when Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black provides her insights on transportation construction market conditions for the year ahead. David Bauer, the association’s top lobbyist, also will...

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Smart Vehicles Could Mean Safer Work Zones

Richard Hedgecock, president of the Indiana Constructors, ARTBA's chapter affiliate; Joe McGuiness, commissioner, Indiana Department of Transportation; and Matt Cummings of AECOM, ARTBA chairman. By Rob Regier, vice president and Manufacturers Division liaison, ARTBA...

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Virginia Railway Express Rolling with Capital Investment

By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor, ARTBA The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) commuter line is just starting a six-year, $1.8 billion capital improvement plan that includes new passenger stations, parking lots, maintenance and storage facilities and other track...

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