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unblock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Aug-14-10 07:07 PM
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5. i'm amazed
that someone found 733 pages to write on this topic.
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  -NY Times: Free Parking Comes at a Price marmar  Aug-14-10 05:34 PM   #0 
  - Parking fees are horribly regressive while burdening only the poor and the infirm  Taitertots   Aug-14-10 05:44 PM   #1 
  - "as opposed to progressive taxation to support effective public transportation."  SocialistLez   Aug-14-10 08:10 PM   #7 
  - Free parking forces people too poor to afford cars to subsidize motorists  taterguy   Aug-14-10 08:49 PM   #11 
  - Charging for parking only makes more people too poor to afford cars  Taitertots   Aug-14-10 09:04 PM   #12 
     - I have no blood-lust for cars, just a desire for transportation policy to be rational and pragmatic  taterguy   Aug-15-10 06:58 AM   #15 
        - Charging for parking is neither rational or pragmatic  Taitertots   Aug-15-10 04:59 PM   #18 
           - Increase the price of something and its usage will decrease.  taterguy   Aug-15-10 07:22 PM   #20 
              - Your title is misleading  Taitertots   Aug-15-10 07:58 PM   #21 
  - Nonsense. The poor generally take public transportation. If pubic transit simultaneously got funding  KittyWampus   Aug-15-10 05:04 PM   #19 
  - not this shit again...  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Aug-14-10 05:52 PM   #2 
  - Actually, I think this is targeting the suburbs more than cities....  marmar   Aug-14-10 05:57 PM   #3 
  - Because suburban municiple governments are going to tie their own noose  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Aug-14-10 06:11 PM   #4 
  - Actually, you are mistaken about people leaving the cities  LostinVA   Aug-15-10 07:20 AM   #16 
     - people aren't leaving the cities right now,  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Aug-15-10 11:49 AM   #17 
  - i'm amazed  unblock   Aug-14-10 07:07 PM   #5 
  - As if the local malls did not have enough problems  dixiegrrrrl   Aug-14-10 07:45 PM   #6 
  - I can see it now. Almost every business in my area would close.  Curmudgeoness   Aug-14-10 08:20 PM   #8 
  - I hate policies that increase the annoyance factor. nt  lostnfound   Aug-14-10 08:36 PM   #9 
     - Free parking means more cars which means more annoyance to cyclists  taterguy   Aug-14-10 08:48 PM   #10 
        - Wish it wasn't 100 degrees F here, and that my son didn't go to  lostnfound   Aug-14-10 10:17 PM   #13 
        - and the ratio of cyclists to cars is what? 250:1, 500:1?  Sen. Walter Sobchak   Aug-14-10 10:21 PM   #14 

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