Yesterday we learned that Don Williams and Ralph Hawkins are against the Trinity toll road. Today we can add Darrell Jordan’s name to the growing list of folks who have seen the light. Jordan is a big-wheel lawyer and former mayoral candidate. Here’s his letter to the editor:
I am delighted to learn that Larry Good, Ralph Hawkins, Don Williams and other visionaries are seriously questioning the wisdom of putting a toll road between the levees of the Trinity River. In hindsight, it was a bad idea from Day One. Although the concept was supported by well-meaning, civic minded leaders who wanted only the best for our city, a fresh look, including its cost, clearly suggests it is the wrong plan for what can be a wonderful amenity for Dallas and this region. There are other solutions to the transportation issues.
So let’s see. I’m trying to figure out who still thinks this thing is a good idea. Vonciel Jones Hill, Rodger Jones, and Michael Morris. I mean, if you don’t count the folks at Halff Associates who have been paid to do all the pretty drawings. So, really, we’ve got just three people. I miss anyone?