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ARTBA foundation to hold Project Management Academy session this month

The Transportation Development Foundation (TDF), part of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), will hold a session of its Project Management Academy March 29-30 at the General Contractors Association’s New York City headquarters to allow new and potential leaders to improve how they manage projects at their company. Read More »

Infrastructure pros learn about trends at annual TransOvation Workshop

A group of transportation construction and design professionals, as well as public officials, from across the U.S. discussed industry trends at the Fifth Annual Dr. J. Don Brock TransOvation Workshop, held recently in St. Paul, Minnesota, and hosted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF). Read More »

2015 shows high demand for ARTBA safety training

The ARTBA safety training program has been in high demand this past year. ARTBA’s reputation for professional safety and health training for the transportation and construction industries has been growing over the last 20 years. However, in 2015, the various programs have experienced even higher demand, with more than 3,000 new participants involved in the training program. Read More »

ARTBA opposed to local hiring mandate on Syracuse project

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has cited safety and cost concerns in their opposition to a proposed local hiring mandate for a Syracuse, New York construction project. The ARTBA's president said the biggest issue with hiring locally is that unskilled and untrained local workers lack the safety training of experienced employees. Read More »

Transportation-industry groups call for long-term federal funding

Several major transportation-industry groups recently encouraged Congress to approve a long-term highway and transit funding bill, rather than let it become another casualty of political posturing. The organizations are calling for sustainable funding for agencies involved in highway and transit programs, which they view as crucial for the U.S. economy. Read More »

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