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H-GAC Transportation Policy Council
by John David Suayan with photos courtesy H-GAC
Monday, October 30, 2017

The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve amendments to more than 100 projects in the 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program and the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan.

Among the multitude of projects are 85 pertaining to adjustments to existing projects and corridors. Item Summary

The policy council tabled an item regarding the proposed Uptown Galleria bus line.

The policy council voted unanimously to approve the Nominating Committee’s recommendations for vacant at-large positions on the Technical Advisory Committee. The recommendations are:

Environment and Planning
Primary Member: Carol Haddock, Acting Public Works Director, City of Houston
Alternate Member:
Paresh Lad, Acting Assistant Public Works Director, City of Houston

Smaller Cities
Primary Member: Sharon Valiente, Public Works Director, City of Fulshear and current alternate
member for this position)

Alternate Member:

The policy council voted unanimously to honor outgoing member and Baytown City Council Member David McCartney.

All other agenda items were approved unanimously.

The policy council achieved a quorum of 24 members. Agenda Attendance Video

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