Californians Are Now Paying Higher Gas Taxes. Cities Are Responding by Reducing Lanes for Cars.
You thought those taxes went to filling potholes? Nope, your money went toward making your commute more miserable.
This is planned congestion—an extreme case of social engineering trumping traffic engineering. These officials, who want us to sit in traffic longer as a means to avoid accidents or frustrate us into taking the bus or rail, are using the recent tax boost to achieve these goals.