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American White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)

Environmental Programs

We integrate environmental considerations into all TxDOT activities to achieve environmental compliance. TxDOT provides policy, procedures, training, guidance and technical assistance to other sections of the organization.

Environmental programs information
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Civil Rights

TxDOT promotes diversity and inclusion opportunities related to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination.

Civil rights programs information
Electric vehicle charging stations

Innovative transportation in Texas

TxDOT works with internal and external transportation stakeholders to advance the development of a high-performance transportation system, which will continue to position Texas as a leader of technological innovation.

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Highway Roadside Assistance

TxDOT operates a free Highway Emergency Response Operator (HERO) patrol service program to clear minor crashes from area roadways and assist motorists in need.

HERO program information
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State Safety Oversight Program - Rail Transit

TxDOT oversees and enforces the safety of the seven rail transit agencies under Federal Transit Administration requirements within Texas.

State safety oversight program information
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Transit Vehicle Procurement Program

TxDOT has launched a pilot project to facilitate the cooperative procurement of transit vehicles through the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Texas Procurement and Support Services co-op program.

Transit vehicle procurement program information
Freight trucks in rural area

Economically Disadvantaged County Program

The Texas Transportation Commission is authorized to adjust the minimum local matching funds requirement for counties that meet the threshold for disadvantaged county status.

Economically disadvantaged county program information