From its inception, ARTBA took a very active role in lobbying for the interests of the transportation construction industry.
Today, the industry ARTBA represents generates more than $200 billion in U.S. economic activity annually and sustains the employment of 2.2 million Americans. ARTBA advocates strong federal investment in the nation’s transportation infrastructure to meet public needs and demand.
ARTBA is a full-service association with more than 5,000 members. It conducts conferences, publishes a newsletter, a magazine, educational materials, and maintains a comprehensive Internet website (www.artba.org). ARTBA has a number of standing committees, policy advisory councils and professional development sections that work on issues to promote the effectiveness and efficiency of the transportation construction industry. It also conducts training programs and endorses a comprehensive business insurance program.