U.S. DOT Broadens Eligibility for DBE Participation

U.S. DOT Broadens Eligibility for DBE Participation

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) says it will broaden eligibility for firms to participate in the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program by raising its gross receipts cap....
New ‘Critical Habitat’ Rules Aim to Reduce Confusion

New ‘Critical Habitat’ Rules Aim to Reduce Confusion

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA Two new Trump administration rules require that federal “critical habitat” designations match the realities of species territory to avoid unnecessarily blocking transportation projects...
Outgoing Trump Administration Busy at EPA

Outgoing Trump Administration Busy at EPA

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is busy announcing new rules or proposed regulatory changes in the closing weeks of the Trump administration. ARTBA members should be aware of these...