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Tx House Speaker Phelan issues Interim Charges: study transportation needs

March 10th, 2022
March 10, 2022 - TRA Austin - Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan today issued interim committee charges for the 87th Legislature and that included studying the state's future transportation needs, including what Texas might be eligible for under the recently passed...

Bass retires: TxDOT Commission names Williams as new CEO of transpo agency

May 27th, 2021
May 27, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Marc Williams has been named the Texas Department of Transportation's CEO, stepping in to replace Executive Director James Bass who previously announced his retirement. Bass' career with TxDOT spanned over 40 years. Williams has served...

Why we are keen on 2 bills this session: Tx Mobility Fund & Transpo Reinvestment Zones

March 17th, 2021
March 17, 2021 - TRA Austin - The Chairs of the Texas House and Senate Transportation Committee have filed identical bills to put more punch into transportation projects this session. Texas Rail Advocates supports the Transportation Chairs forward thinking on both tracks...

Presentations for 2021 Southwestern Rail Conference now posted

February 11th, 2021
February 11, 2021 - TRA Newswire - Presentations from this years Southwestern Rail Conference are now available to view through this link: From the industry, advocacy and political spectrum the entire 8 hour day of informational presentations are now available to...

Texas House Transportation Members announced, Canales remains Chair

February 4th, 2021
February 4, 2021 - TRA Austin Bureau - The Texas House Transportation Committee will again by chaired by Representative Terry Canales, with some new appointees announced today. Vice-Chair of the Transportation Committee will be Representative Ed Thompson (Brazoria). The re-appointment of Canales,...

After revenue drop Tx House Transpo Chair Canales looks for ways to increase funding

January 16th, 2021
Committee’s interim report explored indexing fuel taxes to inflation rate - January 15, 2021 - - Lawmakers are just beginning the 87th session of the Texas Legislature and they have to craft a budget, all while dealing with declining revenues...

House Transpo Chair Canales says RGV should form coalition that includes rail

December 9th, 2019
December 8, 2019 - - EDINBURG, RGV – The chairman of the Texas House Committee on Transportation says cities in the Rio Grande Valley should form a coalition to ensure their voices are heard as a new border transportation master...

Texas House sets Interim Charges: Zero hearings for rail, again

November 26th, 2019
November 26, 2019 - TRA Newswire - Speaker of the Texas House Dennis Bonnen has announced the Interim Charges for House Committees, ahead of the 2021 legislative session.  Rail has been excluded from upcoming hearings, again. A letter signed by 20...

20 Texas Representatives ask to advance Austin-San Antonio rail corridor

August 19th, 2019
August 21, 2019 - TRA Newswire EXCLUSIVE- Twenty (20) Texas State Representatives have petitioned the Chairman of the House Transportation Committee and the Speaker of the House to open hearings on what it will take to advance a passenger rail corridor...

Testimony given on RGVs Regional Transit Authority bill

March 4th, 2019
March 3, 2019 -  - House Bill 71 would model a regional transit authority for the Valley based on the DART system in Dallas.   Two transportation leaders from South Texas have testified at the state Capitol on a bill to establish...

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