What’s happening: ARTBA’s Federal Issues Program (FIP) and the Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) Fly-In takes place May 18-20 on a virtual platform.
Why it matters: Congress and the Biden administration are debating several infrastructure proposals and packages. This event will provide the latest details from industry leaders and government officials.
Program highlight: The opening session is a “Biden Administration’s American Jobs Plan & The Future of the Federal Surface Transportation Program.” The panel includes:
- Victor Mendez, former U.S. DOT deputy secretary, former FHWA administrator, and current principal of VM Consulting Group, LLC
- Bud Wright, former AASHTO executive director, former FHWA executive director, and current transportation policy consultant
- Dave Bauer, ARTBA president, moderator
More panels: Another May 18 panel will focus on “Advancing Women in the Transportation Construction Industry Workforce.” We also will honor 2019, 2020, and 2021 inductees to the Transportation Development Hall of Fame. Additional panels are scheduled for May 19; followed May 20 by the TCC briefing with key congressional leaders.