Monday, August 27, 2018

10:00 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 Monday, August 27, 2018, 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 10:00 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


The Committee heard invited testimony on the following Interim Charge:


ˇ       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.








The Committee heard invited and public testimony on the following Interim Charge:

ˇ        Toll Road Penalties:  Review penalty practices employed by toll authorities throughout the state and make recommendations to improve customer service and eliminate unjustified penalties.

All witnesses are shown on the attached list.


There being no further business, at 1:47 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