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Transportation funding initiatives focus of ARTBA workshop

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) will hold its 2nd Annual National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates on July 15 in the nations capital.

Call for nominations: 2015 ARTBA Women Leaders in Transportation Design & Construction Awards

The American Road & Transportation Builders Associations (ARTBA) Women Leaders in Transportation Design and Construction (WLTDC) Council is now accepting nominations for its annual awards program.

Tennessee releases transportation improvement plan for 2016-2018

Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer released the three-year transportation program, featuring approximately $1.2 billion in infrastructure investments for 39 individual project phases in 32 counties, as well as 15 statewide programs.

NJDOT announces $4.9 billion program for transportation improvements

Trenton, N.J. The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) announced a proposed capital program for Fiscal Year 2016 that supports $2.8 billion in NJDOT and other agency investments and another $2.1 billion in NJ TRANSIT improvements, for a total program of $4.9 billion. The proposed capital budget focuses on safety, mobility, and maintaining assets in a state of good repair. It supports the largest project in NJDOT history the Pulaski Skyway rehabilitation and maintains Local Aid grants to counties and municipalities at robust levels to help ease burdens on local property taxpayers.

ARTBA launches Transportation Investment Advocates Council

Washington, D.C. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) launched a Transportation Investment Advocates Council to provide a home for a national network of business professionals and public officials who share a common interest in building support for transportation infrastructure investments in their state or local community.

CBO report details public spending on transportation and water infrastructure, 1956 to 2014

Washington, D.C. Public spending spending by federal, state, and local governments on transportation and water infrastructure totaled $416 billion in 2014. Most of that spending came from state and local governments: They provided $320 billion, and the federal government accounted for $96 billion. A new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report provides information on spending for six types of transportation and water infrastructure.

CDOT adopts new statewide transportation plan

Denver The Transportation Commission marked the beginning of a next era of transportation in Colorado. The Statewide Transportation Plan is a vision document that outlines what the transportation system will look like over the next 10 and 25 years.

Transportation proposal could force states to raise gas taxes

Washington, D.C. Transportation legislation being pushed in Congress by Heritage Action, the Club for Growth and like-minded conservative activist groups would force states to raise their gasoline and diesel motor fuel taxes, on average, about 23.5 cents-per-gallon by 2020 if they wanted to maintain their current annual investment in highway and bridge improvements and public transportation, an analysis of federal and state data shows. The states only other options, if the proposal was enacted, would be to raise other taxes, redirect an equivalent amount of revenue from other state programs, or slash their road, bridge and transit improvement program.

Record 10.8 billion trips taken on U.S. public transportation in 2014

Washington, D.C. Americans took 10.8 billion trips on public transportation in 2014, which is the highest annual public transit ridership number in 58 years, according to a report released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).

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