House Committee on Transportation - 78th R.S. (2003)

Committee: House Transportation
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Transportation, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2004 : a report to the House of Representatives, 79th Texas Legislature
Subjects: Border transportation | Transportation, Texas Department of |
Library Call Number: L1836.78 T687
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View report [59 pages  File size: 188 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review transportation best practices in other states to determine possible improvements in administration, operations, delivery of projects, and improving overall efficiency of the Department of Transportation.
2. Review and study all existing legislation affecting the development of transportation infrastructure in areas adjacent to the Texas-Mexico border. Study international trade issues as they relate to transportation, the adequacy of existing infrastructure to facilitate international traffic related to trade, the potential for development of inter-modal hubs and other mixed use facilities which promote more efficient trade and economic development, and the opportunities for contracting with Mexico or any of the Mexican states for joint development of transportation infrastructure. (Joint interim charge with House Border and International Affairs Committee)
3. Actively monitor and review Texas Department of Transportation's rulemaking, promulgation of policies and procedures, implementation of programs, and other activities related to the implementation of HB 3588, 78th R.S.. (Joint interim charge with Senate Infrastructure Development and Security Committee)
4. Actively monitor agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction, including identifying possible ways to merge or streamline agency functions to produce long term financial benefit to the State and better efficiency of the agencies.

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