Feb 25th, 2008
If you live in Texas, you may still have an opportunity to attend a public meeting and comment against the Trans-Texas Corridor (check the meeting schedule here). Even if you do not live in Texas, you can (and should) submit a comment using this email form!
The Trans-Texas corridor is part of a massive plan to reduce freight traffic (and thereby increase trade with Mexico) with 4,000 miles of new and expanded roads, including toll roads. Most notorious is the “Northeast Texas to Mexico corridor,” part of the planned I-69 NAFTA Superhighway from Canada to Mexico. I-69 has been designated by the US Department of Transportation as a critical “Corridor of the Future.”
This New York Times article has more information about the Trans-Texas corridor and the groundswell of opposition against it.