Texas House Committee Hearing on Toll Roads Today

KXAN News (Austin) reports, “State lawmakers will examine the cost of toll roads during the House Transportation Committee Meeting [today, August 30]. The Texas Department of Transportation will provide its first ever report that details toll roads and future projects. Committee Chairman, Representative Joe Pickett[,] said he would like to see some tolls removed. One reason for a fee being placed on drivers is an effort to mitigate the cost to build a road.”