Roberto Treviño, P.E.
Roberto Treviño was appointed to the METRO Board by Harris County Commissioners Court in July 2022. He has served as the Executive Director of the Harris County Toll Road Authority (HCTRA) since January 2021 when Harris County Commissioners unanimously appointed him to that position. Treviño is responsible for capital and other assets totaling $4.7 billion for a system that typically processes more than 500 million transactions a year.
Treviño has actively worked to build upon the Toll Road Authority’s accomplishments with a strategic vision for the agency that broadens its focus on the diverse connectivity needs of the region and aligns with the future direction of Harris County. Having laid the foundation of setting a vision and values for the agency, he has focused the agency on advancing mobility projects which facilitate commuting efficiency for the region, as well as planning and development of the conversion to all-electronic tolling and the development of the Tollways to Trailways initiative. He has stayed true to his lifelong vision of investing in people through the launch of the HCTRA Opportunity Academy which creates a road to opportunity through job training, education, and employment opportunities..
Prior to HCTRA, Treviño had a 17-year career with METRO. As Executive Vice President of Planning, Engineering, and Construction, he was responsible for the oversight and management of METRO’s Service Planning, System Planning, Engineering, and Construction and Facilities Maintenance divisions.
Treviño joined METRO in 2004 as a senior resident engineer for a new transit center and Park & Ride facility. During his tenure at METRO, he was involved in management and implementation of many of the agency’s impactful projects including the METRORail Expansion program, the Universal Accessibility program, and the implementation of The New Bus Network, which was the first redesign and overhaul of Houston’s local bus system since 1978.
Professional Associations and Activities
- Harris County Alternate Member, Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC)
- Past METRO Alternate Member, H-GAC Technical Advisory Committee
- Graduate, American Leadership Forum, Class XXXVIII
- Board Member, Urban Partnerships Community Development Corporation
- Recipient, Honorable Ray LaHood (Man of the Year) Award 2022
Education and Certifications
- Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), State of Texas
- Project Management Professional (PMP)
- B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas