U.S. DOT Pumps $1 Billion in BUILD Grants to 44 States

U.S. DOT Pumps $1 Billion in BUILD Grants to 44 States

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA  The U.S. Department of Transportation Sept. 16 awarded $1 billion in Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) discretionary grants to 70 projects in 44 states. The competitive grants...
Over $6 Billion Needed for Highway Trust Fund to Keep Pace 

Over $6 Billion Needed for Highway Trust Fund to Keep Pace 

By Dean Franks, senior vice president for congressional relations, ARTBA The Highway Trust Fund (HTF) needs at least $6.4 billion in additional revenue to support surface transportation programs at current funding levels, plus inflation, through September 2021, the...
ARTBA Continues Push for Highway Trust Fund Support

ARTBA Continues Push for Highway Trust Fund Support

By Dean Franks, senior vice president for congressional relations, ARTBA  ARTBA and 14 other national associations and labor unions have used the lull in negotiations on the latest COVID-19 relief package to press both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue for action on the...