"Let's move this debate to where it can have the most impact and the most direct input from the people. And again, putting something on the ballot and letting people vote on it is the most American thing that there is."Read More
Texans for Traffic Relief (TTR) announced the Toll Payer Protection Act, a plan to address the ongoing concerns about statewide tolling.
Construction of the Texas 45 Southwest tollway, seen here during its early stages in 2017, did not require a public vote. But GOP primary voters are being asked if they think such a voting requirement for toll projects would be a good idea. RALPH BARRERA / AMERICAN-STATESMANRead More
The State Republican Executive Committee this weekend voted to include language regarding toll roads on the March Republican primary ballot.Read More
A new group called Texans for Traffic Relief launched today amid growing controversy over toll roads to advocate “for solutions that mitigate the growing transportation challenge facing Texas,” per the group’s announcement.Read More
Business groups, local elected officials and highway industry interests have formed Texans for Traffic Relief. The group targets commuters to raise awareness about the lack of funds needed to ease traffic in North Texas, Houston, San Antonio and AustinRead More
No one likes traffic, but Texans can’t agree how to pay for road improvements that could ease it.Read More