Transportation Committee

Chairman: Rick Mobley, RS&H, Inc.

Vice Chairman: Susan Fisher, Atkins, Atkins Global

NHA’s Transportation Committee is open to all members in good standing. There is no charge to attend this lunch meeting; however, RSVP’s are required.

Committee meetings are held at Lone Star College – Greenspoint Center, Room 306, unless otherwise stated.

Upcoming Meetings


  • November 1
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Speaker: Maureen Crocker, Gulf Coast Rail District
  • Topic: Gulf Coast Rail District Update
  • December 6
  • 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Speakers: Randall Ellis and Art Murillo, METRO
  • Topic: Strategic Plan Update

Past Meetings

September 6, 2017
  • David Hagy, Texas Central Partners
  • Topic: High Speed Rail Update
Meeting Presentation
August 2, 2017
  • Jeremy Philips, Harris County, Pct. 2
  • Topic: “Harris County Precinct 2 Infrastructure Update”
Meeting Presentation
June 1, 2017
  • Carlos Swonke, Director of Environmental Affairs Division, TxDOT Austin
  • Topic: “The Latest News in TxDOT’s Environmental Policies and Programs”
Meeting Presentation
May 3, 2017
  • Tim Lomax, Texas Transportation Institute
  • Topic: “Living, Working and Moving Around in Houston (New Insights for 21st Century Planning)”
Meeting Presentation
April 5, 2017
  • Loyd Smith, Manager, Transportation and Planning Division, Harris County Engineering Department
  • Topic: “The Harris County Truck Route Study”
Meeting Presentation
March 1, 2017
  • Timothy J. Lomax, Ph.D., P.E., Research Engineer SQUTC Associate Director for Transportation Research, Texas A&M University Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • Topic: “The Freight Shuttle System: A Private-Sector Freight Transportation Solution”
Meeting Presentation
February 1, 2017
  • Bill Brudnick, P.E., Director of Transportation Planning and Development TxDOT
  • Topic: “Update from TxDOT”
Meeting Presentation
April 5, 2017
  • John Tyler, P.E., Deputy Director, Engineering Harris County Toll Road Authority
  • Topic: “Update from HCTRA”
Meeting Presentation