Listening Sessions

Working with local, federal and private stakeholders, The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is developing the first Texas Freight Mobility Plan (TFMP), to ensure the transportation system supports Texas' economic growth and competitiveness.

TxDOT is excited to announce that the second round of listening/dialogue sessions will be held in June and July 2014.

This is an opportunity for the business, freight and logistics industry to provide input into the development of the TFMP draft policy, program recommendations covering all modes of freight movement including highway, rail, ports and waterways and pipelines.

Discussions will focus on the following topics:

Listening session summaries from 2013 are available in the table below. Download additional listening session documents from the Resources page before attending the session.

If you are unable to attend a live session or meeting, you can attend a live videoconference July 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Additional information about the videoconference session is available at the end of the table below.

Listening sessions will be held in the following cities:

Date Location Time Address 2013 Archive
06/10/14 Corpus Christi 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Congressman Solomon Ortiz International Center
Corpus Christi Room
402 Harbor Dr.
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Listening Session
06/11/14 Brownsville 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Brownsville Event Center
1 Event Center Blvd.
Brownsville, TX 78526
Listening Session
06/12/14 Laredo 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Texas A&M International
Student Center 236
5201 University Blvd.
Laredo, TX 78401
Listening Session
06/17/14 San Antonio 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. TxDOT District Office
Bldg 2 Training Room
4615 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78229
Listening Session
06/18/14 Houston 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. TxDOT District Office
7600 Washington Ave.
Houston, TX 77007
Listening Session
06/19/14 Beaumont 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. South East Texas Regional Planning Commission
2210 Eastex Freeway
Beaumont, TX 77703
Listening Session
06/24/14 El Paso 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. El Paso Main Library
Maud Sullivan Gallery
501 N. Oregon St.
El Paso, TX 79901
Listening Session
06/25/14 Midland/Odessa 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. University of Texas - Permian Basin
CEED Auditorium
1400 N. FM 1788
Midland, TX 78709
06/26/14 Lubbock 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. PYCO Industries
2901 Ave. A
Lubbock, TX 79404
Listening Session
07/01/14 Tyler 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. TxDOT District Office
Assembly Room
2709 W. Front St.
Tyler, TX 75702
Listening Session
07/08/14 Fort Worth 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Tarrant County College
Corporate Training Center Alliance TX
13600 Heritage Parkway, Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX 76177
Listening Session
07/09/14 Dallas 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. University of Texas - Dallas
Davidson Auditorium
800 W. Campbell Rd.
Richardson, TX 78050
Listening Session
Date Location Time 2014 Video Conference
07/10/14 Amarillo, Atlanta, Austin, Brownwood, Bryan, Childress, Lufkin, Odessa, Parris, San Angelo, Waco, Wichita Falls and Yoakum 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Listening Session
07/10/14 Abilene, Beaumont, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston, Laredo, Lubbock, Pharr, San Antonio and Tyler 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Listening Session