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    Transportation policies/issues ...

    Even though this exerpt (cut & pasted) below is from the states, just take a good look at it and then contemplate what the Vancouver City Planners have been implementing of late.

    Do you think we'll all be driving vehicles the way we are and have been over our lives, even ten years from now?

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    On May 21, LaHood told reporters at the National Press Club that the “Partnership for Sustainable Communities’ his department had formed with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Housing—sometimes known as the “livability initiative”--was designed to “coerce” people out of their cars.

    “Some in the highway-supporters motorist groups have been concerned by your livability initiative,” said the moderator at the National Press Club event. “Is this an effort to make driving more torturous and to coerce people out of their cars?”

    “It is a way to coerce people out of their cars,” said LaHood.

    The moderator later asked: “Some conservative groups are wary of the livable communities program, saying it's an example of government intrusion into people's lives. How do you respond?”

    “About everything we do around here is government intrusion in people's lives,” said LaHood. “So have at it
    Last edited by K-rod; 03-26-2010 at 01:27 PM.

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