Trump Administration Issues New ‘Waters Protection’ Rule

Trump Administration Issues New ‘Waters Protection’ Rule

By John Schneidawind, vice president of public affairs, ARTBA  The Trump administration’s rewrite of the 2015 “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule–officially released Jan. 23–will help restore clarity to federal wetlands regulations and reduce delays...
ARTBA Urges Next Steps to Remove Proprietary Products Rules

ARTBA Urges Next Steps to Remove Proprietary Products Rules

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA ARTBA is urging the U.S. Department of Transportation to resolve why the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) still prohibits patented and proprietary products from being used for...

President Trump Signs Final FY 2020 Spending Law

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA President Donald Trump Dec. 20 signed an eight-bill omnibus appropriations package, which included full-year FY 2020 transportation spending. The package fully-funds the FAST Act authorized spending...