Rep. Workman Appointed to Select Committee on Transportation Planning

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 @ 7:58PM

AUSTIN – State Representative Paul Workman was appointed by House Speaker Joe Straus to serve on the House Select Committee on Transportation Planning.

“It is an honor to serve the people of Texas in this capacity,” remarked Rep. Workman. “Improving our transportation system is a key component to growing our healthy economy and enhancing the quality of life for all Texans.”

The purpose of the committee is to review and evaluate transportation revenue projects, funding categories and project selection criteria, rules and policies for project prioritization and selection, methods of financing, and performance evaluation metrics and measurement tools.

“I am excited to get to work on behalf of the people of Texas to improve the quality of our transportation infrastructure. I am particularly eager to find solutions for southern and western Travis County’s transportation needs. The “Y” at Oak Hill, Loop 360, the Four Points intersection at FM 620 and FM 2222, State Highway 45 Southwest, and IH 35 will all be among my areas of interest.”

Rep. Workman was previously appointed to serve on the House Select Committee on Transportation Funding, Expenditures, and Finance in 2014.


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