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Proposition 1 Stakeholder Committee

This November, Texans will vote on Proposition 1, an amendment to the Texas Constitution that would transfer money from the state’s Rainy Day Fund to the State Highway Fund. The ballot proposition reads:

The constitutional amendment providing for the use and dedication of certain money transferred to the state highway fund to assist in the completion of transportation construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation projects, not to include toll roads.

A working committee, that represents stakeholder interests statewide, was formed to assist TxDOT in deciding how best to distribute the additional funding should Proposition 1 pass. The group has made recommendations about how to allocate the additional funding amongst the following:

  • Addressing congestion in urban areas
  • Providing additional connectivity for rural areas
  • Maintaining the state’s existing road infrastructure
  • Addressing additional needs due to increased oil and gas production

Get Involved

Submit your comments.

Meetings

Date Time Location Agenda Presentation Notes
11/12/14 2 p.m. Dewitt C. Greer
125 E. 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701
 
09/16/14 10:30 a.m. Dewitt C. Greer
125 E. 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701
 
09/05/14 10:30 a.m. Dewitt C. Greer
125 E. 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701
 
08/26/14 1 p.m. Dewitt C. Greer
125 E. 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701

Committee Results

The Proposition 1 Stakeholder Committee’s task concludes with the recommendations below.

Title Format
Recommendation to the Texas Transportation Commission
Texas Transportation Commission Update Presentation

Committee Recommendations

Name Organization
Judge Mike Bradford Midland County
Judge Carlos Cascos Cameron County
Judge Ed Emmett Harris County
John Esparza Texas Trucking Association
Judge Woody Gossom Wichita County
Commissioner Judy Hawley I-69/Port of Corpus Christi
Chair of Committee Johnny Johnson Former Chair of Texas Transportation Commission
Council Member Jungus Jordan Fort Worth
Michael Morris North Central Texas Council of Governments
Judge Keith Self Collin County

Contact Us

TxDOT
Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Attn: Proposition 1 Stakeholder Committee
125 E. 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701
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