The Problem with the Proposed GLO Methodology for Allocating Storm Recovery Funds

The people of coastal regions of Texas have suffered extensively from a series of extraordinary storms that have ravaged 49 counties since 2016. Hurricane Harvey alone caused an estimated $125 billion in damage, according to the Texas Tribune. People died and others had to evacuate their homes in these storms. Floods ran through homes. Many Texas families lived as refugees …

TxDOT Staff Present First Projects from New $600m in Safety Funding to Transpo Commission

TXDOT staff present update on new safety funding to the TTC

The first 14 TXDOT projects ever to use the new Road to Zero safety funding should be let today at the monthly meeting of the Texas Transportation Commission (TTC). Yesterday, at the December 11, 2019 TTC workshop, TxDOT staff presented updates on various programs and projects currently underway, including details on progress made by the Safety Task Force on the $600 …