On the way into work yesterday via the Dallas North Tollway, I noticed a sign on the southbound side warning of a pending closure on June 7 -- as in, not one lane but the whole tollroad. But traffic and construction crews obscured the what and the where. Didn't see mention of it on the North Texa ... More >>
Courthouse News brings us the interestingish case of Mary Kemp v. the Texas Department of Transportation over ... one dollar. Our story starts on November 4, 2007. The Wichita Falls resident was on State Highway 121 -- the Sam Rayburn -- and about to take the Denton Tap Road exit near Coppell whe ... More >>
Perhaps you've heard: The North Texas Tollway Authority will, come September 1, most likely raise the speed limit on most area toll roads to 70 miles per hour following a full board vote one week from Wednesday. There will be some exceptions: For instance the Dallas North Tollway between Oak Lawn ... More >>
Justin CozartAbout a year ago, the North Texas Tollway Authority announced that it had chosen a new "trailblazer" design for its signs -- that's one of them at right, matter of fact, in a photo taken over the weekend by friend of the show Justin Cozart. But till Justin mentioned it in an e-mail to U ... More >>
Judy Schmidt at Dallas City Hall just called to say she's not sure where The Dallas Morning News got its info about a Mayor Tom Leppert-led Trinity River Corridor Project Summit this morning, because, she insists, there weren't no such thing. But she does remind those so interested that on May 5, Te ... More >>
The North Texas Tollway Authority exacts a stiff price for those who drive willy-nilly on its highways
The Trinity River Project should be floating right along. Instead it's sinking under the weight of its own folly.
So, a couple of items down below, I wrote about a story posted on The Dallas Morning News' Web site, which says the North Texas Tollway Authority is about to bill Dallas an extra $1.54 million for design of the Trinity River toll road. I suggested it might be about time for Morning News managing edi ... More >>