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What is Business Roundtable

Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.

More Than Leaders. Leadership.

Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.

About BRT

As business leaders who represent every sector of the economy and rely on the nation’s infrastructure to compete globally, Business Roundtable members are committed to modernizing the system to generate jobs and spur investment.

The Benefits of Infrastructure Investment: AECOM CEO Michael Burke

Michael Burke, Chairman and CEO of AECOM, reaffirms the commitment from U.S. business leaders to rebuild America’s infrastructure—and calls on a commitment from our national leaders.

Support Soars for Modern Air Traffic Control System

A plan to modernize the U.S. air traffic control system, encouraging innovation while strengthening safety oversight, is gaining speed, with its approval this week by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

The committee on Thursday reported out H.R. 4441, the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act, which reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Modernized U.S. Air Traffic Control System

The nation’s air traffic management system is the hidden infrastructure that enables transportation by air. Unfortunately, it suffers from a series of challenges that negatively affect the economy and all Americans who rely upon it for safe, efficient transport. Modernizing the system would stimulate the economy, with broad and lasting positive effects for American companies, communities, workers and the flying public. Read More

Reliable Funding for Infrastructure Projects

Over the last several decades, U.S. transportation infrastructure has deteriorated, especially compared to the nation’s global competitors. Accelerating this decline is a lack of consistent, stable government funding for major projects and ongoing maintenance Read More

How to Fix Air-Traffic Control

Sticking with what's not working doesn't make sense

Flying to or through NYC this holiday season? If so, you could be forgiven  for anticipating delays. Maybe even lengthy ones.

Business Leaders Applaud Highway Bill Conference Report

We urge the House and Senate to pass, and the President to sign, this legislation as quickly as possible so we can get moving to invest in and rebuild our nation’s critical infrastructure assets.

Business Leaders Applaud House Passage of Highway Bill

The U.S. economy will benefit from a long-term commitment to renew and build the infrastructure that keeps our country moving and moving forward.

House T&I Bill Would Modernize Infrastructure, Boost Growth, Speed Project Approvals

Following today’s strong, bipartisan approval of H.R. 3763, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015, in the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, Business Roundtable President John Engler, released the following statement

BRT: White House Plan to Speed Infrastructure a Positive Step

Expanded ‘Dashboard,’ New Guidance for Agencies after 30 Years Will Improve Federal Permitting

Infrastructure: An Investment That Pays Big Dividends for America

America’s leading CEOs are concerned about the future of our nation’s transportation infrastructure. 

In an op-ed on CNBC, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman writes, “Infrastructure is a key component of any competitiveness measure, and by any measure the United States is falling far behind. . . . U.S. transit and highway infrastructure is subpar.”

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The nation’s air traffic management system is the hidden infrastructure that enables transportation by air. Unfortunately, it suffers from a series of challenges that negatively affect the economy and all Americans who rely upon it for safe, efficient transport. Modernizing the system would stimulate the economy, with broad and lasting positive effects for American companies, communities, workers and the flying public.

Read More

Over the last several decades, U.S. transportation infrastructure has deteriorated, especially compared to the nation’s global competitors. Accelerating this decline is a lack of consistent, stable government funding for major projects and ongoing maintenance

Read More