Biden Nominates Pete Buttigieg as U.S. DOT Secretary

Biden Nominates Pete Buttigieg as U.S. DOT Secretary

By ARTBA staff President-elect Joe Biden will Dec. 16 nominated Pete Buttigieg as secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT). The former two-term South Bend, Ind., mayor (2012-January 2020) was a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination...
Congress Renews COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Congress Renews COVID-19 Relief Efforts

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs Congressional negotiations on COVID-19 relief legislation showed signs of life this week after months of stalemate. A bipartisan group from the House and Senate released a $908 billion legislative outline that...
ARTBA Reaches Out to Incoming Biden Administration

ARTBA Reaches Out to Incoming Biden Administration

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs ARTBA President & CEO Dave Bauer has provided the transportation design and construction industry’s priorities to the incoming Biden administration’s U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) “agency...
Senate Subcommittee Releases Transportation Spending Measure

Senate Subcommittee Releases Transportation Spending Measure

By Dean Franks, senior vice president for congressional relations, ARTBA Bipartisan leadership of the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee Nov. 10 released their FY 2021 spending bill that proposes an additional $4.5 billion...