Texas Innovation Alliance
ABOUT
NETWORKING 
OPPORTUNITIES
  • Learning about data sharing and open data
  • Developing real time trip information tools
  • Trip planning and payment integration
TOP CHALLENGES

Team El Paso envisions a place of resiliency, one voice, and strategy and is developing innovative solutions to address the following challenges:

  • Continuous Visibility– Engaging decision makers to become aware of the progress in our transportation network and regional contribution to the State of Texas and nationwide.
  • Increased Freight Traffic–While higher volumes of truck traffic are boosting the economy, they are also contributing to congestion and safety challenges.
  • Implementation of Technology–Meeting  the  need  of  repairing  infrastructure,  while  maintaining  the financial demand to integrate new technologies.  Finding the balance, between investing in the future and addressing the needs of our community.
POINT OF CONTACT
PLANNED AND ONGOING INITIATIVES
Data Collection
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Electrification
TEAM MEMBERS
TEAM LEADS
Yvette Hernandez
CID Grant Funded Program Director
City of El Paso
David Coronado
International Bridges Director
City of El Paso
Alex Hoffman
Assistant Planning Director
City of El Paso
Araceli Guerra
Director Information Technology
City of El Paso
Jiann-Shing Yang
Traffic Engineer
City of El Paso
Claudia Garcia
Transit Planning and Program Coordinator
Sun Metro
Eduardo Calvo
Executive Director
El Paso-Metropolitan Planning Organization
Sal Alonzo
Planner
El Paso County
Marty Boyd
Director of Advanced Transportation Planning
Texas Department of Transportation
Eddie Valtier
Director of Transportation Planning and Development
Texas Department of Transportation
Raul Ortega
Project Development & Design Engineer
Texas Department of Transportation
Jeffrey Weidner
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at El Pas
MEMBERS
Yvette Hernandez
CID Grant Funded Program Director
City of El Paso
hernandezym@elpasotexas.gov
David Coronado
International Bridges Director
City of El Paso
coronadoda@elpasotexas.gov
Alex Hoffman
Assistant Planning Director
City of El Paso
hoffmanap@elpasotexas.gov
Araceli Guerra
Director Information Technology
City of El Paso
guerraaj@elpasotexas.gov
Jiann-Shing Yang
Traffic Engineer
City of El Paso
yangjs@elpasotexas.gov
Claudia Garcia
Transit Planning and Program Coordinator
Sun Metro
garciack@elpasotexas.gov
Eduardo Calvo
Executive Director
El Paso-Metropolitan Planning Organization
ecalvo@elpasompo.org
Sal Alonzo
Planner
El Paso County
salonzo@epcounty.com
Marty Boyd
Director of Advanced Transportation Planning
Texas Department of Transportation
marty.boyd@txdot.gov
Eddie Valtier
Director of Transportation Planning and Development
Texas Department of Transportation
eddie.valtier@txdot.gov
Raul Ortega
Project Development & Design Engineer
Texas Department of Transportation
raul.ortega@txdot.gov
Jeffrey Weidner
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at El Pas
jweidner@utep.edu