Dallas City Council Votes to Remove DART Board Member

The Dallas City Council voted 10-5 to remove Dallas Area Rapid Transit board member Richard Carrizales on Wednesday in the middle of his two-year term.Carrizales' removal is effective immediately. Carrizales was vice-chair of the board, representing the city of Dallas.Before taking the vote Wednesday, Greyson, a member of the city's transportation committee, said that the vote was about creating a stronger representation on the board, not because of Carrizales' vote in October with the majority of the DART board to fund the Cotton Belt rail line, which will travel from Plano to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, as well as a downtown Dallas subway.  Continue reading...

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