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Mission

Advise TxDOT on freight issues, priorities, projects and funding needs for freight improvements, and elevate freight transportation as a critical component of the state’s economic vitality and competitiveness.

Goals

  • Ensure the participation of private sector freight stakeholders in TxDOT’s transportation planning process
  • Ensure that freight transportation needs are addressed in TxDOT’s transportation planning, programming, investments, and implementation processes
  • Provide input into the development of the Statewide Freight Plan
  • Help TxDOT identify and target freight investments
  • Assist TxDOT in prioritizing freight investments by identifying high priority and strategic freight transportation projects that facilitate safe and efficient movement of freight throughout the state
  • Develop TxDOT’s Freight Transportation Action Items on Key Freight Issues

Schedule

Date Location Agenda Summary Presentation
08/24/21
8 a.m.
Virtual
04/20/21
8 a.m.
Virtual
Date Location Agenda Summary Presentation
11/05/20
8 a.m.
Virtual
09/03/20
8 a.m.
Virtual
03/31/20
8 a.m.
Virtual
Date Location Agenda Summary Presentation
12/05/19
8 a.m.
IBC Bank
130 E. Travis St.
San Antonio, TX 78205
07/11/19
8 a.m.
IBC Bank
500 W. Fifth St. (13th Floor)
Austin, TX 78701
Date Location Agenda Summary Presentation
11/28/18
8 a.m.
Laredo College
Economic Development Center
De La Garza Building, Room 101
West End Washington St.
Laredo, TX 78040
 
05/31/18
8 a.m.
Houston TranStar
6922 Old Katy Road
Houston, TX 77024
 
Date Location Agenda Summary Presentation
11/02/17
8 a.m.
Houston TranStar
6922 Old Katy Road
Houston, TX 77024
 
09/20/17
8 a.m.
Houston TranStar
6922 Old Katy Road
Houston, TX 77024
 
08/24/17
8 a.m.
BNSF
2400 Western Center Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76133
 
07/20/17
8 a.m.
Houston Transtar
6902 Katy Road
Houston, TX 77024
05/11/17
8 a.m.
IBC Bank
500 W. 5th St.
Austin, TX 78701
03/09/17
8 a.m.
TxDOT Greer Building
125 E. 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701
Date Location Agenda Summary Presentation
12/13/16
8 a.m.
Texas Southmost College
80 Fort Brown
Brownsville, TX 78520
08/04/16
9:30 a.m.
TxDOT Greer Building
125 E. 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701
01/25/16
2 p.m.
Port of Houston Authority
111 E. Loop North
Houston, TX 77029
Date Location Agenda Summary Presentation
07/15/15
8 a.m.
Solomon Ortiz Conference Center
402 Harbor Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
01/07/15
1:30 p.m.
TxDOT Greer Building
125 E. 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701
Date Location Agenda Summary Presentation
10/20/14
10 a.m.
TxDOT Houston District Office
7600 Washington Ave.
Houston, TX 77007
 
08/14/14
8:30 a.m.
Petroleum Museum
1500 W. Interstate 20
Midland/Odessa, TX 79701
05/08/14
8:30 a.m.
Ellen Trout Zoo
402 Zoo Circle
Lufkin, TX 75901
02/20/14
8:30 a.m.
Texas Motor Speedway
3545 Lone Star Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Date Location Agenda Summary Presentation
12/05/13
8:30 a.m.
IBC Bank
2416 Jacaman Road
Laredo, TX 78041
10/01/13
8:30 a.m.
Hilton Garden Inn
9000 I-40 West
Amarillo, TX 79124
08/22/13
11 a.m.
Port San Antonio
907 Billy Mitchell Blvd.
San Antonio, TX
05/14/13
9 a.m.
TecH2O Center
10751 Montana Ave.
El Paso, TX 79935
02/28/13
12:30 p.m.
Committee Kick-off
Austin, TX

Current Members

Name Organization
Ed Emmett - Chair Rice University
Adriana Cruz Office of the Governor
Carson Landsgard H-E-B
Charlie Leal
Texas Farm Bureau
Clark Greer Coca Cola
Clint Chelbitski Union Pacific Railroad
Drew Crutcher Landgraf, Crutcher & Associates
Gerry Schwebel IBC
John Esparza Texas Motor Transportation Association
Keith Patridge McAllen Economic Development Corp.
Matt Woodruff Kirby Corporation
Megan Shea BNSF
Michael Dyll Texas International Freight LLC
Paul Treangen TNW Corporation
Randy Brogoitti Brogoitti Construction
Roger Guenther Port Houston
Rolando Ortiz Killam Development, Ltd.
Ron Beeson The Lubrizol Corp.
Sean Strawbridge Port of Corpus Christi Authority
Tiffany Melvin North American Strategy for Competitiveness
Todd Stewart Gulf Winds International
VJ Smith
Marathon Petroleum Company
Vacant Alliance
Vacant TEMPO

Ex-Officio Members

Name Organization
Armando "Mando" Martinez Texas House of Representatives
Brenda Gunter City of San Angelo
Danny Smith UPS
John LaRue Port of Corpus Christi Authority
Pete Saenz
City of Laredo
Sergio Muñoz Texas House of Representatives

 

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