Editorial: When did driving become a problem that needs to be solved?

The bottom line is they want to force more residents to use alternative transportation by making driving as unpleasant as possible.

Since when did the automobile, which helped drive this nation’s development and success, become a public enemy? There are more licensed drivers in the United States than any time in history. When did the 222 million U.S. drivers become a problem that requires big government fixes?

Cars are associated with economic success, especially for low-income Americans. It’s hard to hold a job if you can’t reliably get to work on time. These working families can least afford the California-style upcharges.