Buttigieg Optimistic on Major Infrastructure Investment

Buttigieg Optimistic on Major Infrastructure Investment

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Secretary-designate Pete Buttigieg wants to build on the Senate’s 2019 bipartisan highway reauthorization bill, study new funding measures, and examine...
ARTBA Executive Committee Meets with Biden Transition Official

ARTBA Executive Committee Meets with Biden Transition Official

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA ARTBA’s Executive Committee Jan. 12 shared its transportation policy priorities with a key member of President-elect Joe Biden’s U.S. Department of Transportation transition team. Chairman Steve...
U.S. DOT Secretary Chao Resigns

U.S. DOT Secretary Chao Resigns

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, an original member of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, announced her resignation, effective Jan. 11. “Yesterday, our country experienced a traumatic and entirely...
Preparing for 2021 with the Benefit of Hindsight 

Preparing for 2021 with the Benefit of Hindsight 

By Dave Bauer ARTBA President & CEO “The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” –Winston Churchill  The peaceful transition of power is a hallmark of American democracy, signifying fresh faces and sometimes fresh perspectives to...