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affordable housing,

You are 100% correct. Traffic fines should be used simply to punish errant drivers and deter reckless driving. Period.

A fair way to raise revenue for affordable housing would be to tax those responsible for - and benefitting from - the high cost of housing in DC. Increase the real estate and property transfer taxes.

Plus, as you suggested, raise the tax on drinks served in bars and raise the cell phone tax.

Also (and I know I'm stepping on toes here), why not impose a a use tax and registration fee on bicycles? Bike riders should help pay for the bike lanes, if nothing else.

by ceefer66 on Nov 20, 2012 12:51 am • linkreport

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