Wednesday, November 15, 2017

9:00 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.016



Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Transportation was held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas.








Senator Robert Nichols, Chair


Senator Bob Hall, Vice Chair

Senator Brandon Creighton



Senator Sylvia Garcia



Senator Kelly Hancock



Senator Juan Hinojosa



Senator Lois Kolkhorst



Senator Charles Perry



Senator José Rodríguez








The chair called the meeting to order at 9:01 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The Committee heard invited testimony on the following Interim Charges:


·        TxDOT analysis on the effect of funding allocations made in the Unified Transportation Program (UTP) and project selection decisions on accomplishing goals described in the statewide transportation plan.


·         Study the impact of Hurricane Harvey on the state’s transportation infrastructure and make recommendations on how best to rebuild assets efficiently and effectively.



All witnesses are shown on the attached list.

There being no further business, at 1:03 PM Senator Nichols moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.






Senator Robert Nichols, Chair




Amy Jeter, Clerk