Where: TxDOT
125 E. 11th St.
Ric Williamson Hearing Room
Austin, TX 78701
When: Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
9 a.m.
Purpose: To receive public comment on amendments to rules in Chapter 26, Subchapter A, relating to General Provisions, and new Subchapter D, relating to Approval of a Transportation Project.
Description: The Texas Department of Transportation has proposed rule amendments to implement Senate Bill 1489, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013, which expanded the definition of a transportation project that a regional mobility authority (RMA) is authorized to acquire, plan, design, construct, maintain, repair, or operate, and authorized an RMA to enter into an agreement under which the RMA may acquire, plan, design, construct, maintain, repair, or operate a transportation project on behalf of another governmental entity in this state.  The amendments change the definition of transportation project, and prescribe the procedures by which the commission will consider approval of a transportation project.
Contact: TxDOT RMA Coordinator
Transportation Planning and Programming
Austin, TX 78761-5426
(512) 486-5070