Monday, 02 October 2017 16:00

CREATING TOMORROW TODAY

THE 85TH REGULAR SESSION OF THE TEXAS Legislature, which ended on May 29, was a busy time filled with good news for TxDOT. Just to give you an idea of how busy the session was, our State Legislative Affairs staff monitored 880 bills that had the potential to directly affect the agency or that could impact transportation policy in Texas. But the star of the session’s activities – at least as far as transportation goes – was the passage of S.B. 312, or TxDOT’s Sunset Bill. As you may know, TxDOT has undergone Sunset review three times in the past decade – 2009, 2011 and in 2017.

Published in Sep/Oct 2017
Thursday, 20 July 2017 10:49

The Alternative Delivery Support Tool

The Texas Department of Transportation has been entrusted by the Legislature and the residents of Texas with billions of dollars for transportation. TxDOT has programmed a 10-year, $70 billion program – the largest in the department’s history...

Published in Jul/Aug 2017
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 14:11

TxDOT’s First Great Century

This year marks TXDOT's 100th anniversary. Even from the first day this agency was signed into law – April 4, 1917 – we were destined to leave an indelible mark on Texas and the nation. But that may have been hard to determine from our beginnings.

Published in May/Jun 2017
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 15:34

TxDOT Prepares for the Future

Texas has become the place to be if our growing population numbers are any indication. Today, our state is a community of 27 million people. And where is most of that population concentrated?

Published in Mar/Apr 2017
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