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Energy Sector Task Force to Meet in Amarillo
Contact: Media Relations
Phone: (512) 463-8700
Date: Oct. 18, 2012

Task force focused on finding solutions for long-term funding challenges

When: Tuesday, October 23
Open House: 8:30 a.m.
Meeting: 9 - 11 a.m.
 
Where: Ambassador Hotel
3100 Interstate 40 West
Amarillo, TX

AUSTIN - Taking business on the road, the Texas Department of Transportation and its partners are holding the next Task Force on Texas' Energy Sector Roadway Needs meeting and open house in Amarillo.

The task force, made up of representatives from the Department of Public Safety, the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Railroad Commission, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, cities and counties, and the energy and trucking sectors, is challenged with developing long-term funding strategies and plans to address infrastructure concerns well into the future.

The Texas Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining 80,000 miles of road and for supporting aviation, rail, and public transportation across the state. TxDOT and its 12,000 employees are committed to working with others to provide safe and reliable transportation solutions for Texas by maintaining a safe system, addressing congestion, connecting Texas communities, and being a Best in Class state agency. Find out more at TxDOT.gov. Fan us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.