About Us

The Freight Advisory Committee serves as a forum for agency transportation decisions affecting Texas freight mobility.


Advise TxDOT on freight issues, priorities, projects and funding needs for freight improvements, and elevate freight transportation as a critical component of the state’s economic vitality and competitiveness.


  • Ensure the participation of private sector freight stakeholders in TxDOT’s transportation planning process
  • Ensure that freight transportation needs are addressed in TxDOT’s transportation planning, programming, investments, and implementation processes
  • Provide input into the development of the Statewide Freight Plan
  • Help TxDOT identify and target freight investments
  • Assist TxDOT in prioritizing freight investments by identifying high priority and strategic freight transportation projects that facilitate safe and efficient movement of freight throughout the state
  • Develop TxDOT’s Freight Transportation Action Items on Key Freight Issues


Ex-Officio Members

  • Sen. Sylvia Garcia, Texas State Senator, District 6
  • Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Texas State Representative, District 36
  • Rep. Armando "Mando" Martinez, Texas State Representative, District 39
  • Rep. Pancho Nevárez, Texas Ports Association, Texas State Representative, District 74
  • Joe Adams, Union Pacific Railroad, Retired

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