What if Courageous California Pols Had Put a $2/Gallon Tax on Gas Five Years Ago?

San Francisco Bay Guardian | July 10, 2008
The SUVs and Hummers would be long gone. Public transit would be booming. And with 1.5 billion gallons of gas sold per year in the state, there would be $3 billion more each year in new revenue. Enough to fund huge improvements in urban transportation systems. The high-speed rail line to Los Angeles would be well underway. Traffic (and pollution, and global warming) would have dropped dramatically.

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