was born on February 21, 2004, as a tool to educate the public about the
Trans Texas Corridor project. The name coined by founder Linda Stall of
Fayetteville, Texas, was chosen to identify an organization she was
forming to challenge the wisdom of the Trans Texas Corridor.
Assisted by her husband, David Stall, a website was created within two days
to support her efforts. Over the next five days Linda appeared
before numerous groups to urge their attendance at a Trans Texas
Corridor hearing in LaGrange, Texas on February 25, 2004. Her
efforts paid-off and more than 70 participants filled the meeting room to
Within the first week CorridorWatch.org grew to include members in
eleven Texas counties. At the end of the first month CorridorWatch.org
had grown to include members in 33 Texas counties.
On June 6, 2004, one hundred days after CorridorWatch.org
had been formed it had members in 55 Texas counties. Six of those
counties included elected officials among the members.
As of July 14, 2006, CorridorWatch.org
has members in 186 of the 254 counties in Texas and had a membership
roster that exceeded 10,000.
Who's behind CorridorWatch.org?
Linda and David Stall that's who. That's it. Just them. No other
organization or special interest group. Oh sure, they're attracting lots
of supporters. And CorridorWatch.org
is growing every day, but so far it has been largely the personal effort of just
two very concerned citizens. And yes, they do welcome the support of all
like minded individuals and groups who wish to join them in Challenging
the Wisdom of the Trans Texas Corridor.
Linda is an Escrow Officer in Round Top, Texas; and, David
is the City Administrator of Shoreacres, Texas. Both live in
Fayetteville, Fayette County, Texas and previously lived and worked in the Houston