Pro-toll roaders being shady about toll-road documents

Trinity River Park, 2- or 3-year flood event. (Image courtesy Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.)
Trinity River Park, 2- or 3-year flood event. (Image courtesy Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Inc.)

The city of Dallas recently released a 351-page report called CityMap, which is supposed to be a compilation of the best ideas the city has for highways systems in Dallas.

Jim Schutze of the Dallas Observer tells a story this week of how pro-Trinity toll road members of council tried to hide a draft of CityMap, which praises the planned toll road, from anti-toll roaders, including Councilman Scott Griggs.

Scroll down to about the seventh paragraph here, where the story starts.

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Trinity River projects committee chair, Councilman Lee Kleinman (who includes Griggs in his list of “haters”), only agreed to give the document to Griggs after threat of criminal charges.

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