Can You Own Too Many Cars?

The liberal city of Berkeley considers becoming the first city to tax people who own three cars.
March 2, 2004, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"In what would be the first law of its kind in the United States, Berkeley is considering a tax on residents who own more than two cars... But this is not the wide-open Western plain or the freeway-blanketed landscape of southern California, where car ownership is seemingly the 11th article of the Bill of Rights. Here, in a city of causes that have ranged from the profound to the bizarre, today's target is the clutter of extra automobiles."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Tuesday, March 2, 2004 in The Christian Science Monitor
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