BYLAWS OF THE FAR WEST TEXAS / EL PASO REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COORDINATION COMMITTEE
NAME, AUTHORITY AND PURPOSE
Name: The name of the committee is the Far West Texas / El Paso Regional Transportation Stakeholders Committee also known as “WTEP – West Texas El Paso”.
Authority: WTEP shall have no policy making or legislative powers. WTEP shall review and evaluate grant applications, when appropriate and make funding and policy recommendations to funding sources for action.
Purpose: WTEP has been established to ensure that the benefits of the State’s public transportation resources are maximized through coordination of services throughout the Far West Texas region consisting of Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis and Presidio counties and to facilitate the implementation of the actions outlined in the Regional Plan consistent with the charge of the Texas Transportation Commission. The goals as prescribed by the Texas Transportation Code Chapter 461 are as follows:
- To eliminate waste in the provision of public transportation services;
- To generate efficiencies in operation that will permit increased levels of service;
- To further the State’s efforts to reduce air pollution;
- To encourage cooperation and coordination.
Vision: WTEP’s Vision is customer-centered, attractive, dependable, convenient and safe transportation choices for persons in the region.
Mission: WTEP’s Mission is to facilitate the coordination of transportation resources to provide a customer-centered, accountable, effective and efficient transit system for the general public of the six county Far West Texas/El Paso region.