Coronavirus Impact on Transportation Construction Unclear From Latest U.S. Jobs Report

By Lital Shair Nada, market research associate, ARTBA  Total U.S. general construction employment fell less than 1 percent in March, but the full impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the transportation sector is unclear. Detailed information for highway, street and...
CARES Act Implementation: Transit and Small Business Aid

CARES Act Implementation: Transit and Small Business Aid

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA Two key features of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act are being implemented by federal agencies: The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) April 2 announced $25 billion for...

ARTBA Members, Chapters Rise to Meet Coronavirus Challenges

ARTBA Members, Chapters Rise to Meet Coronavirus Challenges

By John Schneidawind, vice president of public affairs, ARTBA ARTBA member firms and chapter affiliates are quickly adapting to doing business during the coronavirus pandemic. Protecting the safety of employees and the public is a top priority that hasn’t changed. To...

May 12-14 Federal Issues Program is Postponed

May 12-14 Federal Issues Program is Postponed

ARTBA has decided not to go forward with the Federal Issues Program that was scheduled for May 12-14.  We are exploring options to reschedule the event and will provide an update as soon as possible. Watch the ARTBA homepage and special COVID-19 news and resources...

OSHA Issues Enforcement Guidance on N95 Respirators

OSHA Issues Enforcement Guidance on N95 Respirators

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of safety & education, ARTBA The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) April 3 issued interim enforcement guidance in response to shortages of disposable N95 filtering facepiece respirators (N95 FFRs) due to the...

ARTBA Launches Improved Digital Buyers’ Guide 

ARTBA Launches Improved Digital Buyers’ Guide 

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA ARTBA's new searchable and sortable Digital Buyers' Guide gives transportation design, construction, and safety firms enhanced visibility to advertise their goods and services. Visitors to the Buyers' Guide webpage can sort...