Today’s Headlines

More headlines over at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Thank you Beyond Chron for touching on the ANSWER coalition’s obvious lack of reason. Where were they when MUNI fare increases passed through the MTA? “I hate oil wars, but don’t take away my car and right to park it for free!” Yeah ANSWER, that makes total sense.

  • Since it is called International ANSWER Coalition, it is too bad that they don’t understand the internation impacts of America’s driving habit. During the recent spike in gas prices, our consumption of fuel in our cars drove up the cost of agricultural products enough to cause hunger in the developing nations.

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