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Wednesday, February 25, 2009
ACTION ALERT: TX Trans. Commission WORKSHOP Online (Wed) afternoon at 1:30
Texas Transportation Commission Workshop (Wed) afternoon Feb. 25 at 1:30.
Fourth on Agenda:
2b. Discussion of the Department's plans for the use of Texas' portion of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for transportation related activities.
On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed legislation enacting the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act which created an economic stimulus package aimed at bolstering the economy through activities that will create new jobs. One element of this package provides investment in transportation infrastructure projects. TxDOT is working with the Texas Division of the Federal Highway Administration and Texas' metropolitan planning organizations, tolling authorities and transit providers to develop a list of potential projects that would qualify for funding from the stimulus package. This discussion item will allow the commission to discuss the activities TxDOT and our partners have taken thus far and the planned approach we will take to select projects from across the state to recommend to the commission for funding from the program.
Live streaming Video of the Workshop discussion
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