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Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership hosts annual membership luncheon
by Ruth Ann Ruiz
Friday, January 18, 2019

Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership annual membership luncheonBay Area Houston Transportation Partnership held its annual membership luncheon at the Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport on Thursday.

David Hamilton, P.E., Chairman, BayTran, Executive Vice President, Binkley & Barfield, Inc. and Theresa Rodriguez, President of BayTran, welcomed the guests and introduced elected officials in attendance. The luncheon was opened with prayer and pledges to both the United States flag and the Texas state flag. 

With 2019 well underway, members were eager to regroup and reignite their common goals for regional transportation solutions. City of Pasadena Mayor Jeff Wagner served as keynote speaker.  

In his address to the membership, Mayor Wagner spoke about the positive changes his administration has brought to the City of Pasadena. He noted that through his leadership and collaboration with Harris County, funding has been secured  for renovations to Richey Street, with the City of Pasadena doing the work.  LIsten:  (28:41)

The mayor stressed the importance of BayTran’s members continuing a strong working relationship with Harris County and other regional governing bodies to promote better understanding of the mobility needs and opportunities their communities share. 

Wagner expressed Pasadena’s growing sense of optimism in the future, “We are alive, and we are doing well, and we’ve got so much going on.” 

BayTran has over 100 members serving the counties of Harris, Galveston, and Brazoria with collaborative efforts to develop positive mobility solutions. Members strive to provide the region with cooperation for the best answers to transportation issues. Reducing traffic congestion along with addressing air quality while improving infrastructure are objectives of BayTran.

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