Please take the time to contact any and everyone who could possibly have an influence on the Blacklands Toll Road/Northeast Gateway Project. This includes elected officials from the state level all the way down to your local city council members or county commissioner. This also includes unelected policy bodies such as the NCTCOG, RTC, TxDOT, Texas Transportation Commission, TTC/PublicWerks, etc.
Contact the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Regional Transportation Council here.
The private company that would like to build this road for profit at the expense of the taxpayers can be contacted as follows:
Texas Turnpike Corporation
6300 Ridglea Place, Suite 1004
Fort Worth, Texas 76116
Governor Rick Perry
Also, contact those running for Governor. The election is in November. Make the Blacklands Toll Road and transportation in general a major issue when you consider your vote. Find out where the candidates stand. The election is between Republican State Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democratic State Senator Wendy Davis.
Lt. Governor David Dewhurst
Those running for Texas lieutenant governor are Democratic State Senator Leticia Van de Putte and Republican State Senator Dan Patrick.
Scott Turner (House District 33 – Rockwall County & parts of Collin County)
Jodie Laubenberg (House District 89 – parts of Collin County)
Dan Flynn (House District 2 – Hunt County)
I am working on pages for each city. These will include: