On Thursday, September 10, both the Transportation Subcommittee on Long-term Infrastructure Planning and the Select Transportation Planning Committee will be meeting. To watch a live video brodcast of either hearing, visit: http://www.house.state.tx.us/video-audio/ 

At 9 a.m. the Transportation Subcommittee on Long-term Infrastructure Planning will hear invited testimony on the following topics:

  • Discussion about future funding needs
  • Detailed breakdown of each transportation funding source for 2016-17 biennium (including potential/projected sources)
  • Testimony from TTI on how other states provide funding for transportation
  • Alternative transportation funding options and specific methods to finance long-term/major transportation projects (testimony from TTI & Keith Self, Collin County Judge)
  • Detailed debt service update
  • Update on State Highway Fund expenditures
  • Discussion about how funding levels are decided for each of TxDOT's 12 categories

At 1 p.m. the Select Transportation Planning Committee will meet to review and evaluate transportation revenue projections, funding categories and project selection criteria, rules and policies for project prioritization and selection, methods of financing, and performance evaluation metrics and measurement tools.