Like most of the eco-laws that have swept America over recent decades, this one originates in California—specifically in the ultra green San Francisco Bay area.
Last week members of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Association of Bay Area Governments approved going forward with further study of this tax plan, as part of a broader environmental program approved by the legislature and signed by then governor Arnold Schwarzenegger several years ago. The law is aimed at making California a green utopia in which, by 2050, the state will be sectored into three “mega-regions” linked together by the transportation option of choice—high-speed rail.
Sadly, I’m not making this Orwellian scenario up.
To read the entire story, and observe a portion of an internal memo that will blow your mind, click here.
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