List Your Equipment  /  Dealer Login  /  Create Account

ARTBA to Host 4th National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates July 12 in Washington, D.C.

Mon May 08, 2017 - National Edition
Construction Equipment Guide


Last November, voters in 22 states approved 193 ballot initiatives to increase highway and public transit investment, and state legislatures and governors in four states in April 2017 alone approved bills to increase their respective gas taxes. Some of the key players behind these efforts will share best practices, playbook secrets and other keys to success during the 4th Annual “National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates.”

The event is being held July 12 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in conjunction with the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's (ARTBA) 29th Annual Public Private Partnerships in Transportation Conference.

Sessions will focus on the various ways states raise revenue for transportation projects, including the strengths and challenges of different methods states use to levy motor fuel taxes, and what alternative funding options are being utilized. ARTBA Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black will provide a comprehensive report on current funding trends. Workshop discussions will also explore unsuccessful funding campaigns and outline what went wrong.

Among the other key learning sessions:

• “2016-2017 State Transportation Funding Roundtable”

• “2013 State Gas Tax Increases: Where Are They Now?”

• “State Transportation Funding Champion Legislators”

• “Building America's Economic Expressway Campaign”

Over 100 transportation construction executives, “better roads and transportation” professionals, state legislators, and chamber of commerce officials from 30 states participated in 2016's workshop, which is a signature program of ARTBA's Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC).

View the full agenda and register at: www.transportationinvestment.org.




Today's top stories

Brasfield & Gorrie Constructs Baptist Health Care's $636M Pensacola Campus

ARTBA CEO Dave Bauer's Statement on Proposed Federal Gas Tax Holiday

MDOT Rebuilds I-275 Near Detroit

Hyundai Enters Articulated Dump Truck Market With Two Models Targeting 30-, 45-Ton Segments

Construction, Transportation Groups Push Back on Biden's Gas-Tax Proposal

ALDI Invests Big in Baldwin County — Crews Help Prep for New Region HQ

Rowland Joins Linder as Regional Sales Manager

Skowhegan, Maine, Voters Approve Building New $75M Elementary School




Looking for Construction Jobs? Use your education and skills to find a job in the industry. Search now at Heavy Iron Jobs.


 






ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo
39.04690 \\ -77.49030 \\ Ashburn \\ VA