Transportation Construction
Market Intelligence

An interactive platform that empowers you to make smart business decisions

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We Cover the Market from Every Angle

This premium subscription service is developed and supported by ARTBA’s economic and government affairs experts and powered by state-of-the-art dashboard technology that provides the latest information on the transportation construction market. It features three value-added reports:

State and Local Government
Contract Awards

Value of new contracts awarded each month by state and local DOTs for state highway, bridge, port and waterway, railroad and airport projects.

Value Put in Place

For work completed for all modes, including highways, bridges, airports, public transit systems and water transportation facilities.

Federal Highway Obligations

State-by-state data on the amount of federal funds obligated each month for federal-aid highway and bridge projects.

Powerfully Interactive

Explore and drill down by state, month, year, and mode in order to quickly identify trends for your specific market.

  • Access 24/7 access to the platform, which includes analysis from ARTBA’s chief economist.
  • Customize the data, graphs and charts and download the original data files.
  • Identify growing markets through the monthly state and local government transportation contract awards — a roadmap for future market activity.
  • Extrapolate current market conditions by mode with the monthly Value of Construction Put in Place series.
  • Track how quickly states are dedicating their federal-aid highway funds, a leading indicator of market activity before states put projects out to bid.
  • Gather insights into what contractors are thinking about the market—ARTBA’s Quarterly Transportation Contractor Survey provides information on how contractors view their backlogs, capacity, employment and equipment leasing and purchases.
  • Pinpoint which states are considering revenue increases—a gauge of future potential market opportunity.

Insight from Industry Experts

Chief Economist

Dr. Alison Premo Black, a certified association executive, has led the development of more than 100 studies examining national and state transportation funding and investment patterns, including ARTBA’s landmark economic profile of the transportation construction industry, state bridge condition profiles and annual modal forecast. She is regularly featured as an industry expert for national and local print, television and radio, including the: NBC TODAY show, Washington Post, National Public Radio, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Economist and construction industry publications. She has also testified before legislative committees in Illinois, Tennessee, Kansas, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.


Dr. Black completed her Ph.D. in economics at The George Washington University and has a master’s in international economics and Latin American studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Senior Vice President of Congressional Relations

Dean Franks is ARTBA's primary liaison to the U.S. Congress. He plays a critical leadership role in advocating and communicating the transportation construction industry’s priorities and concerns before the House and Senate, U.S. Department of Transportation, and the Executive Branch. Among the industry's legislative accomplishments during his tenure: the passage of the FAST Act (2015) and MAP-21 (2012) surface transportation investment laws, two FAA reauthorization laws, the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act, annual appropriations measures and Highway Trust Fund solvency legislation.


Earlier in his career, Franks served as a legislative aid specializing in defense and military issues for now retired Rep. Judy Biggert (R-Ill.). A native of the Chicago area, Franks is a graduate of Tulane University.

Pricing

Exclusive ARTBA Members Only

Premium
(Non-Members)

24/7 access to interactive market intelligence dashboards:
  • State and local government transportation contract awards, by state and mode
  • Value of transportation construction put in place, by mode
  • Obligation of federal-aid highway program funds, by state
Value-added analysis from ARTBA’s chief economist
Ability to download and customize data and graphs from the platform
Bonus report – results of ARTBA Quarterly Contractor Survey
Conference call twice a year with ARTBA’s chief economist and lobbyist
60-Minute conference call once a year with ARTBA’s chief economist and lobbyist
Complimentary copy of ARTBA’s Five-Year Annual Transportation Construction Forecast and registration for the 90-minute webinar
ARTBA Members enjoy a 30 percent discount with access to exclusive reports, databases, and discounts. Learn more about how an ARTBA Membership and its exclusive benefits can support your organization.

$7,000

Annually

$9,500

Annually

Pricing

Exclusive ARTBA Members Only

  • 24/7 access to interactive market intelligence dashboards:
  • State and local government transportation contract awards, by state and mode
  • Value of transportation construction put in place, by mode
  • Obligation of federal-aid highway program funds, by state
  • Value-added analysis from ARTBA’s chief economist
  • Ability to download and customize data and graphs from the platform
  • Bonus report – results of ARTBA Quarterly Contractor Survey

$7,000

Annually

Premium
(Non-Members)

  • 24/7 access to interactive market intelligence dashboards:
  • State and local government transportation contract awards, by state and mode
  • Value of transportation construction put in place, by mode
  • Obligation of federal-aid highway program funds, by state
  • Value-added analysis from ARTBA’s chief economist
  • Ability to download and customize data and graphs from the platform
  • Bonus report – results of ARTBA Quarterly Contractor Survey
  • Conference call twice a year with ARTBA’s chief economist and lobbyist
  • In-person 60-minute meeting once a year with ARTBA’s chief economist and lobbyist at the association’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.
  • Complimentary copy of ARTBA’s Five-Year Annual Transportation Construction Forecast and registration for the 90-minute webinar

$9,500

Annually
ARTBA Members enjoy a 30 percent discount with access to exclusive reports, databases, and discounts. Learn more about how an ARTBA Membership and its exclusive benefits can support your organization.