Virtual Public Meeting – Texas-Mexico Border Transportation Master Plan (BTMP)
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Where:

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting is a virtual meeting. To access the virtual meeting, please see below.

When:

Rio Grande Valley/Tamaulipas Region:
Virtual Public Meeting – Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. CST
Meeting number/Access code: 146 117 0724
Password: BTMP2021
Join by phone: +1-408-418-9388

Purpose:

During the development of the Texas-Mexico Border Transportation Master Plan (BTMP), TxDOT hosted a series of meetings throughout the border region to gather public input on capacity and operational improvements to the existing multimodal transportation infrastructure. Now, the public is invited to review and provide comments on the draft BTMP. 

Description:

TxDOT, in collaboration and partnership with the Border Trade Advisory Committee, is working with U.S. and Mexican agencies and stakeholders to develop the BTMP. The master plan will identify the cross-border challenges of moving people and goods and will include analysis of existing transportation systems — roadway, transit, pedestrian, pipeline, airport, maritime and rail. The plan will analyze current and future transportation and will include a prioritized list of transportation investment strategies that support binational, state, regional and local economic competitiveness and improve the impacts of cross-border trade and transportation.

All comments may be submitted by mail or email and must be postmarked by Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. CST.

Special Accommodations:

The virtual public meeting will be conducted in English. If you need an interpreter or document translator because English is not your primary language or you have difficulty communicating effectively in English, one will be provided to you. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. If you need interpretation or translation services, or you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend and participate in the virtual public meeting, please contact (512) 305-8588. Please be aware that advance notice is required two days before the meeting, as some accommodations may require time to arrange. 

Memorandum of Understanding:

The environmental review, consultation, and other actions required by applicable federal environmental laws for this project are being, or have been, carried out by TxDOT pursuant to 23 U.S.C. 327 and a Memorandum of Understanding dated Dec. 9, 2019, and executed by FHWA and TxDOT.

La revisión ambiental, consultas y otras acciones requeridas por las leyes ambientales federales aplicables para este proyecto están siendo o han sido, llevado a cabo por TxDOT - en virtud de 23 USC 327 y un Memorando de Entendimiento fechado el 9 de diciembre del 2019, y ejecutado por la FHWA y el TxDOT.

Contact:

Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Caroline A Mays, AICP
Director, Freight, Trade, and Connectivity Section
118 E. Riverside Dr.
Austin, Texas 78704
(512) 305-8588
Email

Posted: Jan. 25, 2021

 

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