House Panel Approves Nearly $50 Billion for Highway Program

House Panel Approves Nearly $50 Billion for Highway Program

By Dave Bauer, executive vice president of advocacy, ARTBA The House Appropriations Committee approved May 23 legislation that would increase FY 2019 highway investment by $2.8 billion to a record $49.5 billion and grow other transportation program investment beyond...
House Passes FAA Reauthorization

House Passes FAA Reauthorization

By Dave Bauer, executive vice president of advocacy, ARTBA The House of Representatives April 27 approved legislation, H.R. 4, that would authorize the federal aviation programs through FY 2023 by a bipartisan margin of 393-13. The “FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018”...
Why Transportation Advocacy is Like “March Madness”

Why Transportation Advocacy is Like “March Madness”

By T. Peter Ruane, ARTBA President & CEO The NCAA college basketball tournaments are an annual rite of spring where millions of Americans of all ages engage in an unofficial national holiday (of at least an hour or two) to fill out, and then monitor brackets.  For...