Transportation Policy Council

The Transportation Policy Council (TPC) provides policy guidance and overall coordination of the transportation planning activities within the eight-county Metropolitan Planning Organization region, which consists of Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller counties.

Transportation Policy Council
Executive Director Chuck Wemple presides over a Transportation Policy Council meeting

About the Transportation Policy Council

The Transportation Policy Council consists of 28 members representing cities and counties in the eight-county region, the Texas Department of Transportation, the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, one at-large member appointed by the H-GAC board of directors representing cities with a population greater than 50,000, one at-large member representing other transportation interests, and one position for the Gulf Coast Rail District.

Each of the 28 members has an alternate who is also a voting member in the absence of their primary representative.

Contact Information

Would you like to contact us about this topic? Please contact:

Lucinda Martinez
[email protected]

Special Accommodations

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Houston-Galveston Area Council will provide reasonable accommodations for persons attending agency functions. Requests from persons needing special accommodations should be received by agency staff at least 24 hours before a function. For help, call: 713-993-4516.

Meetings are conducted in English; however, requests for language interpreters or other special communication needs may be made at least two working days before the meeting.