More than two dozen transportation champions came together July 15 in the nations capital for the inaugural meeting of the Transportation Investment Advocates Council a national network of construction and better roads professionals, chamber of commerce executives, and public officials who share a common interest in building support for transportation infrastructure investments in their state or local community.
Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee introduced a six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill titled the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act.
The Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved a new scoring process for transportation projects. Once projects are scored, the CTB will have the best information possible to select the right projects for funding.
Two New Jersey Department of Transportation projects are the first regional winners in the 2015 America's Transportation Awards competition.
A major regulatory proposal announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relating to the Clean Water Act (CWA) will require additional burdensome permitting requirements and could be used as a litigation tool by project opponents, both of which will result in delays to key transportation improvements, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says.
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.
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.
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.
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.