Developing and leading successful campaigns to boost state and local transportation investment will be the focus of ARTBA’s July 16 workshop hosted by the Transportation Investment Advocacy Center™ (TIAC) in Washington, D.C.

The event will feature over a dozen public affairs leaders involved in recent major transportation funding and public-private partnership initiatives in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Georgia, Arkansas and Colorado.

2014 National Council of State Legislators President and State Senator Bruce Starr (R-Ore.) will offer advice on how to make transportation investment a top priority for elected officials.

ARTBA senior staff will outline national trends in state transportation initiatives and show how infographics and social media can be used to create persuasive campaign messaging.

The program is a signature initiative of the web-based TIAC ( which features 39 detailed case studies of recent transportation funding campaigns—both successful and unsuccessful—mounted in 28 states.

To view the workshop agenda and register for the event, visit  For more information, contact TIAC Manager Carolyn Kramer at or 202-289-4434.