The Trinity River toll road, that high-speed, six- to 10-lane highway between the levees that even Mayor Mike Rawlings' appointed "Dream Team" of urban planners said was a truly bad idea, is not dead. It's just looking a little peaked after a long, crowded City Council meeting where toll road opponents still couldn't muster the strength to kill what's the highway -- aka Alternative 3C -- in favor of the meandering, low-speed parkway the Dream Team and loads of former highway supporters now say is the best option for the Trinity.
Trinity Commons Foundation
The council did agree to implement a study about implementing (yes, that's right) the Dream Team's parkway proposal, but good old Alternative 3C is still an option.
Not that it will necessarily rise again like Christopher Lee in a Dracula movie, but that wouldn't be a bad way to bet, given the project's history. If you've followed this issue for a while, what you're feeling right about now is called deja vu.