Important Updates

Local Transportation Funding

You may recall we updated the membership on an item regarding Pima County and reviewing options for transportation funding. To view the letter we sent to Chair Sharon Bronson, you could click here. On November 18, a number of business organizations and community people spoke (Including ATB) about funding roads for transportation in Pima County. […]

Prequalification Update

Several weeks the ATB Board of Directors requested to send the Regional Transportation Authority a white paper explaining our positions on the prequalification request. This is something the Board has been requesting to the City of Tucson and Pima County Procurements to avoid future issues with general contractors and jobsite issues. We are trying to […]

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Transportation Infrastructure Outlook

The U.S. transportation construction market is expected to grow 3.1 percent from $185.9 billion in 2014 to $191.7 billion in 2015, according to a forecast model released December 3 by ARTBA Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black. This is slightly above anticipated growth in the overall economy—U.S. Gross Domestic Product is expected to grow between […]

Election Results as it relates to Transportation Funding

Voters across the nation again demonstrated they strongly support increased investment in transportation improvements, approving 60 of 90 (67 percent) transportation-related initiatives that were on the November ballot, according to a report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC). The measures will provide nearly $15 billion in additional in […]