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Congestion charges, VW self-driving cars, Tesla sales down: What's New @ The Car Connection

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Teen driver - busy street- AAA Foundation for Traffic SafetyLA area floats possible congestion charge to reduce traffic in parts of city One of the most congested metropolitan areas in the U.S. is considering charging drivers around $4 to enter one of its busiest neighborhoods. A group of governments in the Los Angeles area conducted a study about implementing a congestion charge for drivers in and around...

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Oh this is a brilliant idea. Tax people for the pure and simple privilege of entering your community because it is already so busy and so popular.

I can't think of a better or more effective way to kill commerce and tourism by taxing entry into it. And what will be done with the $4 they collect? Subsidize the community's lost business revenue? I kinda doubt it.


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Many European cities already do this. London for instance. Is it a good idea? Can't say.

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