House Passes Transportation Spending Bill

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA The House of Representatives July 31 passed an appropriations bill that increases U.S. Department of Transportation program funding levels through September 2021. The vote was 217-197. The appropriations...

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Fate of Next COVID-19 Relief Package Remains Uncertain

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA UPDATE: Congressional leaders and the White House were still negotiating as of Aug. 7. ARTBA will update this post when there are developments.  Congressional leadership is at an impasse over the scale...

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House Passes Water Resources Bill

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA The House of Representatives July 29 unanimously authorized $8.6 billion for 34 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects and allowed $10 billion in accumulated Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund user fees to be...

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U.S. DOT Spreads $273 Million to 184 Airport Projects

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The U.S. Department of Transportation July 28 announced $273 million in airport safety and infrastructure grants to 41 states, the District of Columbia, and several U.S. territories. The grants will be distributed to 184...

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ARTBA Welcomes Five New Members in July

By Krystal Taylor, senior program manager, member services, ARTBA Five firms became new ARTBA members in July and are shown below with the division they joined. Please visit their linked websites to learn more about how you might be able to do business with them....

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