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Senate Interim Committee on Transportation
NOTE: This is archived committee information from the 75th Legislative Session.

Committee Information

CHAIR
Kenneth L. Armbrister


MEMBERS
David Cain
Troy Fraser
Mario Gallegos, Jr
Drew Nixon
Bill Ratliff
Carlos F. Truan

 

CLERK:
Kelly Gilbert

TEL:
(512) 463-0380

Video/Audio Archives

There are no audio/video archives available online for the 75th session.

Interim Charges

  • Review and make any necessary recommendations on whether current methods of financing transportation projects allow the state to respond adequately to increases in population and congestion, including review of systems used in other states.
  • Identify viable, alternative modes of transportation to ease highway and local road congestion and evaluate whether the state adequately promotes alternative modes of transportation.
  • Study and determine if legislative action is needed on current funding mechanisms for metropolitan transit authorities and examine whether needed services are being provided in a cost-effective manner.
  • Study the incidence of railroad related accidents and fatalities in Texas and determine whether legislative or administrative action should be pursued.