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Thank You Again!

Thanks to everyone who attended the fifth Annual State of the RTA with cooperation of with WTS of Tucson.  We had a wonderful turnout and thanks to Jim DeGrood for being our guest speaker.  We always look forward to this dinner and information provided.  Thanks to our participants who also submitted questions and topics that […]

ATB in DC Re-Cap

A big THANK YOU to the American Roads & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) for inviting ATB for the annual Fly-in and be able to meet with Federal Highways Staff, EPA, and much more.  Another HUGE thank you as well to Brian Andrews (ATB President), with The Ashton Company; Bill Mackey, Granite; Ryan Mackey, Sunland Asphalt; […]

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Congress may Appropriate More than Budgeted

Congress continued this week to make progress on completing a FY 2017 transportation appropriations bill that would increase highway investment by $900 million and public transportation funding by at least $500 million.  The Senate May 19 approved 89-8 its version of the transportation investment measure.  The House Transportation Housing & Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee May […]

ATB Board Meeting with City Mayor & Manager

The ATB Board of Directors last week had its monthly meeting and had both the Tucson City Mayor and Manager to discuss upcoming transportation funding.  The meeting was very informative as the Mayor and Manager had some conflicting ideas of when to consider transportation funding by possibly extending the current bond program that raises $100 […]