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Voting Records, Money-trail, and more
Governor's Spin: his standard form letter on tolls
for a total of more than 70 miles
See the map of the plan
(Houston has 83 miles of toll roads -- ask yourself, have toll roads solved their congestion and funding problems?).
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Hold public official accountable
See who voted to toll you
ITE Presentation on Need to reduce dependence on foreign oil - develop alternative fuels
(PDF - 1 MB)
TxDOT tries to block citizens from even discussing public info; tries to force Terri Hall to sign a non-disclosure to get access to TxDOT studies!
2004 Original Plan for Hwy 281
San Antonio Auto Dealers meeting
Toll Party plan vs. TxDOT plan
Do We Really Need Toll Roads in San Antonio?
Toll Roads: Can You Trust 'Em?
Comptroller's Investigation of Regional Mobility Authorities (RMAs - the new tolling authorities)
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The inefficiency of creating jobs through road construction
Texas is now a net importer of energy
Motor vehicle fatality rates by city showing that
San Antonio is above the average of the 50 largest cities
San Antonio ranks fifth among larger cities in the U.S.
for lane miles of highway per capita
San Antonians have to drive more
than residents in most large cities
Feds agree: 281 is "existing road"
RMA's Push Poll
TxDOT's Plan to Limit Free Lanes
How high gas prices effect toll roads
Driven to spend: Pumping Dollars out of Our Households and Communities
Better Planning = Less Driving
How increasing roadway capacity can increase traffic:
Generated Traffic and Induced Travel
Accounting For Induced Travel In Evaluation Of Urban Highway Expansion
Comparative Evaluations on the Elasticity of Travel Demand
Analysis of Metropolitan Highway Capacity and the Growth in Vehicle Miles of Travel
Factors impacting vehicle miles of travel
Transportation problems in dealing with the possibility of peak oil
Highway needs studies are just wish lists
Fitch Ratings Report on Toll Privatization: admits tolls are a DOUBLE TAX
(see page 9) (PDF)
Gas Tax Diversions
The diminishing economic return from highway spending:
Highways and Economic Productivity: Interpreting Recent Evidence
Highway Capital and Productivity Growth
Metropolitan area losses in the federal highway trust fund
Estimated amount of money spent on Middle Eastern oil to power San Antonio's transportation system
gas taxes earmarked for toll projects
San Antonio has a relatively
low per capita income
Forbes magazine lists
San Antonio in the top ten gas crisis cities
TxDOT's Toll Road "poster-child" Purchased Back From Private Company
Follow the Money
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