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Welcome to the official website for the
Texas Senate
Senate Committee on Transportation
NOTE: This is archived committee information from the 83rd Legislative Session.

Committee Information

Robert Nichols

Donna Campbell
Wendy Davis
Rodney Ellis
Kelly Hancock
Dan Patrick
Carlos Uresti
Kirk Watson


Amy Jeter

(512) 463-0067

Sam Houston Building, 450

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83rd Session Interim

83rd Regular Session


The following reports are available for download:

Interim Charges

  • Examine the anticipated impact increased oil and gas production will continue to have on roadways and bridges. Make recommendations to enhance the safety and infrastructure damaged by truck activity related to oil and gas exploration and production.
  • Evaluate the Texas Department of Transportation and Metropolitan Planning Organization's progress on reducing congestion on the 100 Most Congested Roadway segments and make recommendations to advance the development of the remaining congestion relief projects.
  • Evaluate Comprehensive Development Agreements (CDA) and Design/Build project delivery methods and make recommendations for their future role in reducing congestion and continuing the state's economic growth.
  • Examine the implementation of SB 1792 (83R), which provides remedies for habitual violators of nonpayment of tolls and make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance, and/or complete implementation.
  • Study and monitor the state's efforts to protect taxpayers from uninsured motorists. Make recommendations to improve compliance of maintaining motor vehicle liability insurance and registration.