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The Public Transportation Advisory Committee (PTAC) consists of nine members, appointed by the governor, lieutenant governor and speaker of the House of Representatives. The committee's primary responsibilities include:

  • Advising the commission on the needs of the state's public transportation providers
  • Advising the commission on the allocation of public transportation funds
  • Commenting on rules involving public transportation
Committee Members
Marc Whyte – General Public Representative
 

1045 Cheever Blvd., Suite 103
San Antonio, TX 78217

(210) 562-2870
Email

James C. Cline, Jr. – General Public Representative
 

3036 Silverado Drive
Carrollton, TX 75007

(972) 492-5181
Email

Ken Fickes, CCTM – Transportation Provider Representative
 

Director, Harris County Transit Services
8410 Lantern Point Drive
Houston, TX 77054

(713) 578-2000
Email

John McBeth – Transportation Provider Representative
 

President/CEO, Brazos Transit District
1759 N. Earl Rudder Freeway
Bryan, TX 77803

(979) 778-0607, ext. 0 (office)
(979) 778-3606 (fax)
Email

J.R. Salazar – Transportation Provider Representative
 

Central Texas Rural Transit District
P.O. Box 712
Coleman, TX 76834

(325) 625-4491 (office)
(325) 625-5044 (fax)
Email

Dietrich M. von Biedenfeld – Transportation User Representative
 

Marilyn Davies College of Business
University of Houston-Downtown
320 North Main Street
Houston, TX 77002

(713) 221-5833
Email

2021 Meeting Agendas and Materials

Date Time Location Agenda Handouts Transcript Minutes
Jan. 7 10 a.m. Virtual Meeting
Jan. 29 1 p.m. Virtual Meeting
April 22 10 a.m. Virtual Meeting  
July 27 10 a.m. Virtual Meeting    
Sep. 9 10 a.m. Virtual Meeting        

Special Accommodations

TxDOT makes every reasonable effort to accommodate the needs of the public. These virtual public meetings will be in English. If you have a special communication accommodation or need for an interpreter, a request can be made. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can also be made to accommodate most needs. Please call (512) 486-5958 at least two working days prior to the meeting, and be aware that advance notice is requested as some accommodations may require time for TxDOT to arrange.

Meeting Archive
2020
Date Time Location Agenda Handouts Transcript Minutes
Feb. 11 10 a.m. 150 E. Riverside Drive
Room 3B1, Austin
April 28 10 a.m. Webex Virtual Meeting
May 26 10 a.m. Webex Virtual Meeting
July 28 10 a.m.
Webex Virtual Meeting

To request documents from earlier meetings, email PTN_INTERNETREQUESTRECORDS@txdot.gov.

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