As required by the schedule set by the court, today NCDOT filed their brief in opposition to our motion for summary judgment.
You can download it here:
One thing that really caught our attention:
Remember the “Toll Summit” that was held in Cornelius last month? In order to terminate the contract NCDOT officials said they needed approval of the Charlotte Regional Transportation Planning Organization (CRTPO) . We have always pointed to the contract that states quite plainly the NCDOT alone has that authority.
On page 5 of their defense, in direct contradiction to their public statements, NCDOT says it “may terminate the contract in ‘its sole discretion’ at any time.”