Facts About CTRMA and Its Executive Director Mike Heiligenstein
Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority is the leading body in road toll. They have proven to be one of the leading bodies in the development of road systems to solve the issue of traffic in Texas’ most affected counties, Williamson and Travis. The body was formed in the year 2003, after the approval of the state law under Texas Transportation Code Chapter 370, in the year 2001. The body is authorized to implement transit systems in airports, roads, seaports and railways. Learn more about Mike Heiligenstein: http://ctxmobilitymatters.com/about-mike-heiligenstein
The board is currently composed of seven members. One is a white African-American female while the rest are Caucasian males. The chairman of the board is appointed by the Governor. Next, each of the two counties is given a chance to appoint three members each. Their respective commissioners’ court does the appointing for them.
CTRMA is headquartered in Austin. The body does not have any taxation rights, but they do have condemnation power. The body depends on its revenue to fund more than seventy percent of its projects. With an asset portfolio of over $1.8 billion, amassed since the body was created, they are more than able to fend for themselves. However, they do seek help from private contractors. The private contractors help full-time employees in the completion of their projects.
CTRMA employs a few full-time employees. Currently, they have approximately 12 full-time employees. According to Mobility Authority, the employees work under the supervision of the Mobility Authority Director, who is Mike Heiligenstein. The executive director is often holding meetings with the elite in the transportation. His aim is to brainstorm and see whether they can come up with solutions to the traffic problem in the region.
The body’s most recent meeting was held in December last year. Heiligenstein had invited Jared Ficklin of ArgoDesign, Joseph Kopser the founder of RideScout LLC, and Texas External Affairs Directors for Uber Technologies Inc. The meeting was a success as the members got to discuss the various ways in which the Texas transportation systems had improved and what they could do to make things even better.
At the end of their meeting, which was held at the Sheraton Georgetown Texas Hotel & Conference Center, they reached to conclusion that smart roads would be the solution for the huge traffic issue in this two counties.
Mike Heiligenstein was the major contributor at the meeting. Besides, he is the executive director of the body. And, he has over 30 years of experience serving the public.