Originally Posted by MikeyV
I don't see the problem, you don't pay enough for gas in the US at the moment, higher petrol taxes will lead to downsizing of cars and a better environment, what's the problem with that.
Another upside it might make more people walk, resulting in a healthier and slimmer population.
A lot of people in the US commute large distances to work. We don't live in a tiny country, where everyone can walk or ride their bikes to work.
I do agree though that people here need to start downsizing their cars. I already see it happening.