Airport Considers Toll For Out-of-towners
Of the passengers beginning or ending a trip at LAX, 14 percent are from Orange County. A member of the Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners has proposed a scheme for charging Orange County residentsfor using the LAX airport in or der to compensatenearby communities for traffic and noise. This ideawas not well received in Orange County. A Universityof Southern California professor who specializes in constitutional law was of the opinion that "a differential tax like this would very likely struck down."
Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan